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Raymond Frederick "Ray" Berres
Birth: Aug. 31, 1907
Kenosha
Kenosha County
Wisconsin, USA
Death: Feb. 1, 2007
Kenosha
Kenosha County
Wisconsin, USA

Major League Baseball Player. Born Raymond Frederick Berres, he was a catcher for eleven seasons (1934, 1936 to 1945) with the Brooklyn Dodgers, Pittsburgh Pirates, Boston Braves and New York Giants. His best offensive year was in 1936 when he had 64 hits with a .240 batting average. After retiring as a player, Berres was a pitching coach for twenty seasons (1949 to 1966, 1968 to 1969) with the Chicago White Sox. At the time of his death, Berres was the second oldest living former major league player. In 561 career games, he had 287 hits with a .216 lifetime batting average. He died of complications from pneumonia. (bio by: C.S.) 
 
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  Irma L Ludwig Berres (1904 - 2003)
 
Burial:
Saint George Cemetery
Kenosha
Kenosha County
Wisconsin, USA
 
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Originally Created by: C.S.
Record added: Feb 02, 2007
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Raymond Frederick Ray Berres
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