Hulswitt, Rudy b. February 23, 1877 d. January 16, 1950 Professional Baseball Player, Manager, Scout. Rudolph Edward Hulswitt played Major League Baseball for 7 seasons. His big league debut was on June 16, 1899 with the Louisville Colonels when he was 22 years old. A career shortstop, he started for the Philadelphia Phillies from 1902 to 1904 and for the Cincinnati Reds in 1908. He also played for the St. Louis Cardinals. Known as a master of the "hidden ball" trick, he began and ended his professional career with the Danville, Illinois minor...[Read More] (Bio by: Kevin Guy) Calvary Cemetery, Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA
Krekel, Tim b. October 10, 1950 d. June 24, 2009 Musician. He was a respected guitarist and songwriter, whom played with the likes of Jimmy Buffett, Bo Diddley, Billy Swann, Kris Kristofferson and many others. In the late 1970s, he started a solo career, formed his own group Tim Krekel & the Groovelbillys, recording eight albums to include "Crazy Me" (1979), "Over the Fence" (1986) and "Soul Season" (2007). As a songwriter, his songs were recorded by artists which included Rick Nelson, Lonnie Mack, Jerry Reed, Dr. Feelgood, BJ Thomas and...[Read More] (Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) Calvary Cemetery, Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA
Page, Greg b. October 25, 1958 d. April 27, 2009 Professional Boxer. He was the former WBA Heavyweight Champion from 1984 to 1985. He defeated Gerrie Coetzee to win the title and relinquished it to Tony Tubbs. Prior to turning professional, Page was a two-time National AAU Heavyweight Champion (1977 and 1978), and the National Golden Gloves Heavyweight Champion in 1978. He compiled a career record of 58 wins (48 knockouts) and 17 losses with 1 draw in 76 fights. On March 9, 2001, Page suffered severe head trauma during a bout. He never fully...[Read More] (Bio by: C.S.) Calvary Cemetery, Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA
Sommers, Rudy b. October 30, 1886 d. March 18, 1949 Major League Baseball Player. The left-hander pitched for the Chicago Cubs in 1912, the Brooklyn Tip-Tops of the Federal League in 1914 and the Boston Red Sox in 1926 and 1927. He lost in relief in his only appearance for the Cubs. He was 4-7 with a 4.06 earned run average for the Tip-Tops and made only nine appearances without a decision for the Red Sox. He completed two of his eight starts for Brooklyn. (Bio by: Ron Coons) Calvary Cemetery, Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA
Weyhing, Gus (August) b. September 29, 1866 d. September 4, 1955 Major League Baseball Player. Born in Louisville, Kentucky, he was a right handed pitcher dubbed the Cannonball, making his debut with the Philadelphia Athletics on May 2, 1887. For fourteen seasons, he played with the Philadelphia Athletics (1887-89, 1891-95), Brooklyn Ward's Wonders in 1890, Louisville Colonels in 1896, Washington Senators (1898-99), St. Louis Cardinals in 1900 and Cincinnati Reds in 1901. He ended his career with seven 20 or more win seasons, one no hitter, with a record of...[Read More] (Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) Calvary Cemetery, Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA Plot: Section 23, Lot 64.