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Elmer Smith
Birth: Sep. 21, 1892
Death: Aug. 3, 1984

Major League Baseball Player. He played 10 years in the major leagues from 1914-25 with Cleveland, Washington, the Boston Red Sox, New York Yankees and Cincinnati. In 1920, he hit .316 and drove in 103 runs to help the Indians win the pennant and the World Series. He hit a grand-slam homer off Burleigh Grimes in Game 5 to lift Cleveland to an 8-1 victory over the Brooklyn Dodgers. It was the first slam in World Series history. The left-handed-hitting outfielder had a .276 lifetime batting average with 70 home runs. He was born in Sandusky, Ohio and died in Columbia, Kentucky. He was created, and according to published accounts his ashes were retained by his family. (bio by: Ron Coons) 
 
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Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend.
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Ron Coons
Record added: Feb 23, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 13420897
Elmer Smith
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