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Elam R. VanGilder
Birth: Apr. 23, 1896
Cape Girardeau
Cape Girardeau County
Missouri, USA
Death: Sep. 30, 1977
Cape Girardeau
Cape Girardeau County
Missouri, USA

Major League Baseball Player. Born in Cape Girardeau, Missouri, he was a right handed pitcher making his debut with the St. Louis Browns on September 19, 1919. For eleven seasons, he played with the St. Louis Browns (1919-27) and Detroit Tigers (1928-29). He ended his career with a record of 99 wins, 102 loss, 90 complete games, 13 shutouts, 19 saves, 474 strikeouts and a 4.28 earned run average. He died at age 81 in Cape Girardeau, Missouri. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Helen L Masterson Vangilder (1901 - 1984)*
 
 Children:
  Elam Russell VanGilder (1921 - 1921)*
  Kenneth Earl Vangilder (1923 - 2006)*
  Betty Lou Vangilder Dawson (1927 - 2013)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Fairmount Cemetery
Cape Girardeau
Cape Girardeau County
Missouri, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Tim Crutchfield
Record added: Nov 24, 2002
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Elam R. VanGilder
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Elam R. VanGilder
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