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Find A Grave - Tinker to Evers to Chance double play combo
Chance, Frank LeRoy b. September 9, 1876 d. September 15, 1924 Hall of Fame Major League Baseball Player. Nicknamed "The Peerless Leader". As player-manager of the Chicago Cubs from 1905 to 1912, he guided his team to four National League championships and two World Series wins (1907 and 1908). He entered baseball lore as the third link in the famous "Tinker to Evers to Chance" infield trio. Frank Leroy Chance was born in Fresno, California, and made his Major League debut with the Cubs in 1898. In his playing prime he was considered the NL's best...[Read More] (Bio by: Bobb Edwards) Angelus Rosedale Cemetery, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA Plot: Section N, Lot 109, Grave 2 NE
Evers, Johnny b. July 21, 1881 d. March 28, 1947 Hall of Fame Major League Baseball Player. As a second baseman with the Chicago Cubs in the early part of the century, he was the middle link in the famous "Tinkers to Evers to Chance" double play combo. He played with the Cubs from 1902 to 1913, the Boston Braves from 1914 to 1917 and the Phillies in 1917. He helped the Cubs to three straight World Series appearances and two titles, and his alertness in a game in 1908 resulted in the infamous "Merkle Boner", which cost the Giants the pennant (...[Read More] (Bio by: Russ Dodge) Cause of death: cerebral hemmorhage Saint Marys Cemetery, Troy, Rensselaer County, New York, USA Plot: Section B, Lot 237
Tinker, Joe b. July 27, 1880 d. July 27, 1948 Professional Baseball Player. As a shortstop who played the majority of his career for the Chicago Cubs, he was known for his defense and his speed. On July 28, 1910 he stole home twice in one game. Overall he appeared in 1,804 games and gathered 1,687 hits, scored 774 runs, had 782 runs batted in and had a career batting average of .262; he also stole 336 bases and hit 114 triples. He appeared in four World Series helping his team win twice. He is forever remembered as being the "Tinker" in...[Read More] (Bio by: Reddfamilyhistory) Greenwood Cemetery, Orlando, Orange County, Florida, USA Plot: Section L, Lot 21