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Edward James "Batty" Abbaticchio
Birth: Apr. 15, 1877
Latrobe
Westmoreland County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Jan. 6, 1957
Fort Lauderdale
Broward County
Florida, USA

Major League Baseball Player. Born in Latrobe, Pennsylvania, he was an infielder most noted as the first Italian-American to play Major League baseball. On September 4, 1897, he made his debut for the Philadelphia Phillies and for nine seasons, he played with the Philadelphia Phillies (1897 to 1898), Boston Beaneaters (1903 to 1905), Pittsburgh Pirates (1907 to 1910) and was a member of the 1909 Pittsburgh Pirates World Series Championship team. He concluded his career with a record of 355 runs scored, 772 hits, 11 home runs, 324 runs batted in and a .254 batting average. In 1895, he also was a member of the Latrobe Athletic Association, the first professional football team in the United States. He died at age 79 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida and is a member of the Italian-American Sports Hall of Fame. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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  Anne C. Abbaticchio (1881 - 1948)*
 
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Burial:
Saint Marys Cemetery
Latrobe
Westmoreland County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
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Record added: Mar 07, 2004
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Edward James Batty Abbaticchio
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