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Urban James Shocker
Birth: Aug. 22, 1890
Cleveland
Cuyahoga County
Ohio, USA
Death: Sep. 9, 1928
Denver
Denver County
Colorado, USA

Major League Baseball Player. Born in in Cleveland, Ohio, he was a right handed pitcher making his debut for the New York Yankees on April 24, 1916. For thirteen seasons, he played with the New York Yankees (1916-17, 1925-28) and St. Louis Browns (1918-24). He ended his career with a record of 187 wins, 117 loss, 200 complete games, 28 shutouts, 25 saves, 983 strikeouts and a 3.17 earned run average. He died of heart disease at age 37 in Denver, Colorado. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  William Henry Shockcor (1852 - 1924)
  Anna Katherine Spies Shockcor (1858 - 1924)
 
 Spouse:
  Irene Elizabeth Owen Shocker (1892 - 1933)*
 
 Siblings:
  Charles H. Shockcor (1886 - 1943)*
  Urban James Shocker (1890 - 1928)
  Clarence A.J. Shockcor (1892 - 1951)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Calvary Cemetery and Mausoleum
Saint Louis
St. Louis City
Missouri, USA
Plot: Section 24, Lot 3313, Grave 2
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Connie Nisinger
Record added: Oct 24, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 5886063
Urban James Shocker
Added by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
 
Urban James Shocker
Added by: Ron Moody
 
Urban James Shocker
Added by: Connie Nisinger
 
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The coolest name in MLB: Urban Shocker. Rest in peace.
- Keith
 Added: Mar. 12, 2017

- sjm
 Added: Aug. 22, 2016
Rest in eternal peace.
- sjm
 Added: Sep. 9, 2015
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