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Napoleon "Larry" Lajoie
Birth: Sep. 5, 1874
Death: Feb. 7, 1959

Baseball Hall of Famer. Considered by many to be the greatest hitter prior to Ty Cobb. Lajoie played 21 seasons for the Philadelpia Phillies, Philadelphia A's and Cleveland Indians. He played in 2,480 games accumulation 3,242 hits, 83 home runs, and 1,599 runs batted in. His career batting average was .338. He led the league in batting average five times and four time in hits. He was a versitile player in the field and while playing the large majority of his games at second base he also played first base, shortstop, thirdbase, and also in the outfield. In addition to playing he also acted as manager for the Cleveland Indians from 1905 until 1909 earning a record of 377 wins and 309 losses. He was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1937. He passed away due to complications from pnemonia. (bio by: Reddfamilyhistory) 
 
Burial:
Daytona Memorial Park
Daytona Beach
Volusia County
Florida, USA
Plot: Section A, Lot 70, Space 4
 
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Record added: Jul 25, 1999
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