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Lewis Pessano "Buttercup" Dickerson
Birth: Oct. 11, 1858
Tyaskin
Wicomico County
Maryland, USA
Death: Jul. 23, 1920
Baltimore
Baltimore City
Maryland, USA

Professional Baseball Player. Nicknamed "Buttercup," he played in the outfield for the Cincinnati Reds in 1878 at the age of 19. His following year was more productive, with 102 hits in 81 games and leading the league in triples with 14. He split the 1880 season between the Troy Trojans and the Worcester Ruby Legs and played there into the following season. He played in the American Association for the Pittsburgh Alleghenys in 1883 where he also played some infield positions. He played the 1884 season as a member of the St. Louis Maroons of the Union Association for some of that season and went to the Baltimore Orioles and Louisville Eclipse of the American Association. He played in final year with the Buffalo Bisons in 1885.  (bio by: Robert) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Annie Rachel Shields Dickerson (1866 - 1949)*
 
 Children:
  James Leroy Dickerson (1895 - 1953)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Loudon Park Cemetery
Baltimore
Baltimore City
Maryland, USA
Plot: Laurel Hill Section, Plot 63
 
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Originally Created by: Robert
Record added: Mar 06, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 13542526
Lewis Pessano Buttercup Dickerson
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Love your name, Mr. "Buttercup". Rest in eternal peace.
- sjm
 Added: Jul. 23, 2015

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 Added: May. 14, 2015

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