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Russell Ormand Christopher
Birth: Sep. 12, 1917
Richmond
Contra Costa County
California, USA
Death: Dec. 5, 1954
Richmond
Contra Costa County
California, USA

Major League Baseball Player. Nicknamed ‘Daddy Russ', he was a right-handed pitcher 24 years old when he broke into the big leagues with the Philadelphia Athletics on April 14, 1942. For seven seasons, he pitched for the Philadelphia Athletics from 1942 to 1947 and for the Cleveland Indians in 1948. He ended his career with 54 wins, 64 loss, 35 saves, 424 strikeouts and a 3.37 earned run average. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
Burial:
Chapel of the Chimes Columbarium and Mausoleum
Oakland
Alameda County
California, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Shiver
Record added: Oct 02, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7943032
Russell Ormand Christopher
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