|Birth: ||Apr. 15, 1931|
|Death: ||Mar. 23, 2007|
Major League Baseball Player. Born Lonas Edgar Bailey, he was a catcher for fourteen seasons (1953 to 1966) with the Cincinnati Reds, San Francisco Giants, Milwaukee Braves, Chicago Cubs and California Angels. He was a member of the 1962 National League Pennant-winning Giants. During his career, Bailey was named to the National League All Star Team five times (1956 to 1957, 1960, 1961, 1963). After retiring from baseball, he served as a city councilman in Knoxville, Tennessee. In 1,212 career regular season games, he had 915 hits with 155 homeruns and a .256 lifetime batting average. He died from throat cancer. (bio by: C.S.)
Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: C.S.
Record added: Mar 24, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 18570656
Added: Apr. 15, 2015
Thinking of you today and lots of sweet memories of you with the Reds.|
Added: Mar. 23, 2015
Added: Apr. 15, 2014
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