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Find A Grave - Gladwyn United Methodist Church Cemetery
Ashburn, Richie (Donald Richard) b. March 19, 1927 d. September 7, 1997 Hall of Famer Major League Baseball Player. Played Major League Baseball as an Outfielder for 15 seasons (1948 to 1962) with the Philadelphia Phillies, Chicago Cubs and New York Mets. He was a two-time National League batting champ with the Phillies. The ultimate singles hitter, he hit leadoff for 15 years, batting over .300 nine times, winning two batting titles and finishing second three times. A model of consistency, he led the NL in walks four times and averaged 84 runs scored per season...[Read More] (Bio by: Frank Russo) Cause of death: Heart attack Gladwyn United Methodist Church Cemetery, Gladwyne, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, USA Plot: South East Corner, Directly behind the church GPS coordinates: 40.0359383, -75.2794113 (hddd.dddd)