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Arndt "Art" Jorgens
Birth: May 18, 1905
Vikersund
Modum kommune
Buskerud fylke, Norway
Death: Mar. 1, 1980
Wilmette
Cook County
Illinois, USA

Major League Baseball Player. He was the backup catcher for the New York Yankees' Bill Dickey for 11 years and cashed five World Series winners' checks without ever getting into the Fall Classic. Born in Modum, Norway, he broke in with Yankees in 1929. The right-handed hitter got into 285 games during his career and batted .238 with four homers and 89 runs batted in. His winning Series shares came in 1932 and from 1936 to 1939. His brother Orville pitched for the Philadelphia Phillies from 1935 to 1937. (bio by: Ron Coons) 
 
Burial:
Memorial Park Cemetery and Crematorium
Skokie
Cook County
Illinois, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Ron Coons
Record added: Mar 26, 2006
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Arndt Art Jorgens
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Arndt Art Jorgens
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