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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, Pennslyvainia, 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 (1897-98), Boston Beaneaters (1903-05), Pittsburgh Pirates (1907-10) 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
Added by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
 
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