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Ivey Brown Wingo
Birth: Jul. 8, 1890
Gainesville
Hall County
Georgia, USA
Death: Mar. 1, 1941
Waycross
Ware County
Georgia, USA

Major League Baseball Player. He played catcher for the 1919 World Champion Cincinnati Reds. His brother, Absolom Wingo, was also a Major Leaguer. Ivey Wingo held the Major League record for games caught (1327) at the time of his retirement. The record stood for over 30 years. He played for 17 seasons starting in 1911 and ending in 1929. He finished his career with a lifetime batting average of .260, including 4,003 at bats, 1,039 hits, 147 doubles, 81 triples, 25 homeruns, 455 rbi's and 87 stolen bases. (bio by: William R. Ashley) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Absalom Holbrook Wingo (1859 - 1924)
 
 Spouse:
  Mattie Mae Jones Wingo (1896 - 1990)
 
 Children:
  William Jones Wingo (1923 - 1983)*
 
 Siblings:
  Laura Elizabeth Wingo McKinney (1884 - 1972)*
  Amy Wingo Johnson (1886 - 1956)*
  Joseph Seay Wingo (1888 - 1955)*
  Ivey Brown Wingo (1890 - 1941)
  Ruth Victoria Wingo Newman (1892 - 1972)*
  Absolom Holbrook Wingo (1898 - 1964)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Norcross City Cemetery
Norcross
Gwinnett County
Georgia, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: William R. Ashley
Record added: Oct 05, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 9553551
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Ivey Brown Wingo
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