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Herb Pennock
Birth: Feb. 10, 1894
Death: Jan. 30, 1948

Hall of Fame Major League Baseball Player. Born in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, he was a left-handed pitcher making his debut with the Philadelphia Athletics on May 14, 1912. For 22 seasons, he played with the Philadelphia Athletics (1912-15), Boston Red Sox (1916-17, 1919-22, 1934) and New York Yankees (1923-33). He was also a member of the World Series Champion Red Sox in (1913, 1915-16) and Yankees (1923, 1927-28, 1932). He ended his career with a record of 241 wins, 162 loss, 247 complete games, 35 shutouts, 33 saves, 1227 strikeouts and a 3.60 earned runs average. He died at age 53 in New York City and was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame the same year of his death. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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  Esther M. Freck Pennock (1895 - 1986)*
 
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Cause of death: Cerebral Hemorrage
 
Burial:
Union Hill Cemetery
Kennett Square
Chester County
Pennsylvania, USA
GPS (lat/lon): 39.85264, -75.7149
 
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Record added: Feb 03, 1999
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- bob tarte
 Added: Apr. 10, 2014
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- runawayuniverse
 Added: Feb. 10, 2014
"He just stands out there and looks at you ...and tugs on the bill of his cap ...and winds up and lets go. The ball never is where you think it's going to be. It was, just a split second before. But when you swing at it, the best you get is a piece of it....(Read more)
- KParn
 Added: Jul. 27, 2013
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