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Howie Camnitz
Original name: Samuel Howard Camnitz
Birth: Aug. 22, 1881
Covington
Kenton County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Mar. 2, 1960
Louisville
Jefferson County
Kentucky, USA

Major League Baseball Player. He pitched for the Pittsburgh Pirates in 1904 and 1906-1913 before going to the Philadelphia Phillies in midseason of 1913. He finished his career with the Pittsburgh Rebels of the Federal League in 1914-15. The right-hander compiled a 133-106 lifetime record with a 2.75 earned run average. He was 25-6 with a 1.62 ERA in 1909, 20-15 with a 3.13 ERA in 1911 and 22-12 with a 2.83 ERA in 1912. He tossed 137 complete games in 237 starts and had 19 shutouts. Seven years in a row he pitched more than 235 innings, topped by 283 in 1909. He's the brother of major league player Henry "Harry" Camnitz.  (bio by: Ron Coons) 
 
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 Parents:
  Henry R. Camnitz (1856 - 1922)
  Elizabeth Huffman Camnitz (1860 - 1943)
 
 Siblings:
  Edna Carroll Camnitz (1880 - 1951)*
  Howie Camnitz (1881 - 1960)
  CARRIE DOROTHY Camnitz Alcock (1884 - 1972)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Cave Hill Cemetery
Louisville
Jefferson County
Kentucky, USA
Plot: Section 5, Lot 310
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Ron Coons
Record added: Feb 05, 2006
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