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William Herman "Germany" Schaefer
Birth: Feb. 4, 1876
Chicago
Cook County
Illinois, USA
Death: May 16, 1919
Saranac
Clinton County
New York, USA

Major League Baseball Player. He played 15 seasons in the Major Leagues as a member of the Chicago Orphans, Chicago Cubs, Detroit Tigers, Washington Senators, Newark Peppers, New York Yankees and Cleveland Indians. He played every position during his career with the exception of catcher. He made his Major League debut in 1901 at the age of 25, and appeared in the 1907 and 1908 World Series as a member of the Detroit Tigers. He played in 1,150 games during his major league career. He ended his playing career with nine home runs, 972 hits, 308 runs batted in and a lifetime .257 batting average. (bio by: Nils M. Solsvik Jr.) 
 
Burial:
Saint Boniface Cemetery
Chicago
Cook County
Illinois, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Nils M. Solsvik Jr.
Record added: Nov 01, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 16419870
William Herman Germany Schaefer
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William Herman Germany Schaefer
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William Herman Germany Schaefer
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Detroit Tiger 1905-09, Rest in Peace
- Rodney Belcher
 Added: Sep. 6, 2014
You must have been a helluva man to have gotten along with Ty Cobb. RIP.
- Scott Reed
 Added: Sep. 30, 2013

- Tracey Reid
 Added: May. 16, 2013
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