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Steve Bilko
Birth: Nov. 13, 1928
Death: Mar. 7, 1978

Major League Baseball Player. Born in Nanticoke, Pennsylvania, he was a first baseman making his debut with the Saint Louis Cardinals on September 22, 1949, at age 20. For ten seasons, he was mostly a utility player with the Saint Louis Cardinals (1949-54), Chicago Cubs 1954, Cincinnati Reds 1958, Los Angeles Dodgers 1958, Detroit Tigers 1960 and Los Angeles Angels (1961-62). He finished career with 432 hits, 220 runs scored, 76 home runs, 276 runes batted in, .249 batting average and a .992 fielding percentage. He died at age 49 in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. Known for his achievments when he played in the minor leagues, he was posthumously inducted into the Pacific Coast League Hall of Fame in 2003. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
Saint Joseph's Slovic Church Cemetery
Luzerne County
Pennsylvania, USA
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Ron Moody
Record added: Nov 19, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 5971917
Steve Bilko
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Steve Bilko
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Career Stats: 76 HR's, 276 RBI's, .249 BA. Forever loved, forever missed. Rest in Peace, Steve Bilko
- Quack_Quack
 Added: Dec. 15, 2013
remember watching you on KTLA at my grandmother's as a kid; before the Dodgers came to LA and play was in Wrigley field LA for the Angels, I think it was; was around 5 years old so it's fuzzy on details; so glad you had an MLB career to add to your prodig...(Read more)
- Whitney Muse, enbeuu
 Added: Apr. 9, 2013

- Lance
 Added: May. 18, 2012
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