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George "Snuffy" Stirnweiss
Birth: Oct. 26, 1918
Death: Sep. 15, 1958

Major League Baseball Player. He played with the New York Yankees from 1943 to 1950. He also played for the St. Louis Browns and Cleveland Indians. He was the American League batting champion in 1945. Joe McCarthy, Hall Of fame Manager for the Yankees, called Stirnweiss one of the toughest competitors that he ever saw. Drowned when the Jersey Central Train bound for New York that he was riding on, ran through an open Draw Bridge and plunged into Raritan Bay, New Jersey. When his body was found inside the train, he was clutching a Rosary in his hands. 

Cause of death: Drowned
 
Burial:
Mount Olivet Cemetery
Middletown
Monmouth County
New Jersey, USA
Plot: Old Section, Sec. 29, Lot 157, Grave 1
 
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Record added: Jan 17, 2000
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George Snuffy Stirnweiss
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- BigLebo
 Added: Mar. 8, 2015
Happy Heavenly Birthday, Snuffy, and rest in eternal peace.
- sjm
 Added: Oct. 26, 2014

- MosherSt.Munger
 Added: Sep. 15, 2014
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