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Owen Lacey "Red" Friend, Jr
Birth: Mar. 21, 1927
Granite City
Madison County
Illinois, USA
Death: Oct. 14, 2007
Wichita
Sedgwick County
Kansas, USA

Major League Baseball Player. Born Owen Lacey Friend in Granite City, Illinois. He was an infielder for five seasons (1949 to 1950, 1953, 1955 to 1956) with the St. Louis Browns, Detroit Tigers, Cleveland Indians, Boston Red Sox and Chicago Cubs. He enjoyed his most successful season in 1950 when he had 88 hits with 8 home runs and 50 RBIs. After retiring as a player, Friend managed in the minor leagues for several years and served as a coach with the Kansas City Royals, during their inaugural season in 1969. In 208 career games, Friend had 136 hits with a .227 lifetime batting average. (bio by: C.S.) 
 
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  Owen Lacey Friend (1906 - 1979)
  Edna Mae Wingerter Friend (1907 - 1997)
 
Burial:
Ascension Cemetery
Bel Aire
Sedgwick County
Kansas, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: C.S.
Record added: Oct 22, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 22383422
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