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Lauri "Tahko" Pihkala
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Birth: Jan. 5, 1888
Death: May 20, 1981
Helsinki, Finland

Place of birth: Pihtipudas, Finland

Fmr: Gummerus
Urheiluprofessori päätoimittaja, kirjailija (Sports Professor, Editor, Writer)
Kehitti Suomen kansallispelin pesäpallon käytyään mm. tutustumassa baseball-peliin USA:ssa 1907.
(Developed Finnish national game "pesäpallo" after a visit to USA in 1907. There he was watching Boston Red Sox on July 4 making notes of the game and seeing how excited the crowd was.)
Parents: Aleksander Gummerus (*Sep. 12, 1845-†Mar. 7, 1915) & Alma Nordlund (*Oct. 1, 1847 Karkku-†Jul. 10 1931 Pihtipudas)
Spouse: Rauna Elisabeth Mustakallio (Fmr:Schwartzberg) (*Jul. 30, 1888 Kuopio) 
Aitolahti Cemetery Tampere
Tampere Municipality
Pirkanmaa, Finland
Created by: Maira
Record added: Jun 03, 2010
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