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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) 
 
Burial:
Saint Joseph's Slovic Church Cemetery
Nanticoke
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
Added by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
 
Steve Bilko
Added by: Ron Moody
 
Steve Bilko
Added by: paul babiuk
 
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When you were with the Pacific Coast League, I remember seeing you play at Wrigley Field in Los Angeles when I was a little girl.
- Becky Dobbert
 Added: Jun. 28, 2015
Angel Day Blessings, Steve, and rest in eternal peace. You are not forgotten.
- sjm
 Added: Mar. 7, 2015
Remembering Beltin' Bilko 37 years later, the "Bambino" of the P.C.L. RIP, Big man.
- Jr. Palacios, PCL fan
 Added: Mar. 6, 2015
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