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Jim "Catfish" Hunter
Birth: Apr. 8, 1946
Hertford
Perquimans County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Sep. 9, 1999
Hertford
Perquimans County
North Carolina, USA

Hall of Fame Major League Baseball Player. During his 15 year career Catfish Hunter won 224 games and lost 166 games. His career began in 1965, when he came up with the Kansas City (later Oakland) Athletics, and ended in 1979 with the New York Yankees. He won 21 games 5 times, was an 8-time American League All-Star, and won the 1974 American League Cy Young Award. He died from ALS, or Lou Gehrig's Disease. Inducted into Hall of Fame in 1987. 
 
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 Parents:
  Abbott Shepard Hunter (1904 - 1979)
 
 Siblings:
  Bessie Louise Hunter (1925 - 1926)*
  Mary Elizabeth Hunter Roberson (1928 - 2008)*
  Abbott Marvin Hunter (1933 - 2009)*
  Marjorie Lou Hunter (1944 - 1944)*
  Jim Hunter (1946 - 1999)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Cedarwood Cemetery
Hertford
Perquimans County
North Carolina, USA
Plot: east side of Hyde Park Road
 
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Record added: Sep 14, 1999
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I loved this guy....... Thanks for all the great baseball. And to know that there was a guy out there, that was still the country home town boy, when all that money came rolling down....
- Sherrye
 Added: May. 19, 2016

- Scot Lady
 Added: May. 4, 2016
Remembering you today. May you rest in peace and may God richly bless you.
- Jeffrey Maksymowski
 Added: Apr. 8, 2016
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