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Charles Albert "Chief" Bender
Birth: May 5, 1884
Crow Wing County
Minnesota, USA
Death: May 22, 1954
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA

Hall of Fame Major League Baseball Player. Born at White Earth Chippewa Indian Reservation, Minnesota, he began his career in 1903, as a pitcher for the Philadelphia Athletics. For 16 years, he played for the Philadelphia A's, 1903 to 1919, Baltimore Terrapins Federal League, 1915, Philadelphia Phillies, 1916 to 1917 and Chicago White Sox, 1925. In 459 games played, he pitched 3017 innings, had 1,711 strikeouts, won 212, loss 127, with a 2.77 ERA. He led the American League in winning percentage three seasons, tossed a no-hitter and pitched in five World Series, going 6-4 with an ERA of 2.44. He was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1953. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
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  Marie Bender (1884 - 1961)
Hillside Cemetery
Montgomery County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: Cedar Lawn Section, Lot 516
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Record added: Mar 21, 1999
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