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Peckinpaugh, Roger Thorpe b. February 5, 1891 d. November 17, 1977 Major League Baseball Player, Manager. He's best known for being the youngest manager in big-league history and the American League's Most Valuable Player in 1925. The shortstop played 17 years for the Cleveland Naps (1910 to 1913), the New York Highlanders/Yankees (1913 to 1921), the Washington Senators (1922 to 1926) and the Chicago White Sox (1927). The Indians traded him to the Highlanders on May 20, 1913 for shortstop Bill Stumpf and outfielder Jack Lelivelt. At age 23, he replaced manager...[Read More] (Bio by: Ron Coons) Acacia Masonic Memorial Park Cemetery, Mayfield Heights, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, USA