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Forrest Vandergrift "Spook" Jacobs
Birth: Nov. 4, 1925
Cheswold
Kent County
Delaware, USA
Death: Feb. 18, 2011
Milford
Kent County
Delaware, USA

Professional Baseball Player. Forrest Vandergrift "Spook" Jacobs played professional baseball for 17 seasons, playing for the Philadelphia Athletics, the Kansas City Athletics, the Pittsburgh Pirates and several minor league clubs in Cuba and Panama. He was a speedy second baseman, known for his aggressive style on the base paths and unique hitting style, which earned him the nickname "Spook." On opening day 1954, Spook had four base hits in his first four major league at bats. He was a superb contact hitter, striking out only 4% of his total plate appearances. (bio by: Russ Pickett) 
 
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  Bobbie Jean Lawson Jacobs (1932 - 2010)*
 
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Burial:
Milford Community Cemetery New
Milford
Kent County
Delaware, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Russ Pickett
Record added: Feb 23, 2011
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- Tracey Reid
 Added: Nov. 4, 2013
Thank you for your service in the ARMY and THANK YOU for the memories I have of my Dad watching you play baseball!! And telling me how amazing you were!
- gennie
 Added: Apr. 21, 2012

- 2kjmom
 Added: Feb. 18, 2012
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