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Jacob Albert Pitler
Birth: Apr. 24, 1894
Death: Feb. 3, 1968

Major League Baseball Player, Coach. Born in New York, New York, he was a second baseman making his debut with the Pittsburgh Pirates on May 30, 1917. With the Pittsburgh Pirates for two seasons (1917-18), he played in 109 games, with 89 hits, 40 runs scored, 23 runs batted in a .232 batting average and a .963 fielding percentage. He also holds a still-standing record for most putouts in a game by a second baseman. After serving in World War I, he played and managed in the semi-professional leagues for many years. In 1939, he joined the Brooklyn Dodgers as a minor league manager winning back-to-back pennants, (1939-49). He was promoted to the Dodger's Major League coaching staff in 1947, serving with the team's through six National League Championships, their World Series win of 1955 and up to the end of the team's stay in Brooklyn, in 1957. After retiring as a coach, he continued his association with the Dodgers in Los Angeles, as a scout. He died at age 73 in Binghamton, New York and was posthumously inducted into the Jewish Sports Hall of Fame in 1991. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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  Henrietta L. Pitler (1898 - 1970)*
 
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Burial:
Temple Israel Riverside Cemetery
Conklin
Broome County
New York, USA
 
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Record added: Apr 06, 2004
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Jacob Albert Pitler
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- Tracey Reid
 Added: Apr. 24, 2012
Remembering you on the anniversary of your passing. See you at the ballpark in Heaven.
- Don MacBeth
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