Theodore Wade “Ted” Abernathy

Theodore Wade “Ted” Abernathy

Birth
Stanley, Gaston County, North Carolina, USA
Death 16 Dec 2004 (aged 71)
Gastonia, Gaston County, North Carolina, USA
Burial Gastonia, Gaston County, North Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 10150179 · View Source
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Major League Baseball Player. He played Major League baseball as a pitcher for fourteen seasons (1955 to 1957, 1960, 1963 to 1972) with the Washington Senators, Cleveland Indians, Chicago Cubs, Atlanta Braves, Cincinnati Reds, St. Louis Cardinals, and Kansas City Royals. One of the first pitchers to throw in the "submarine side-arm" fashion, he led the National League in Saves twice (1965 and 1967) while with the Cubs. He ended his career with a total of 148 Saves.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Peterborough K
  • Added: 17 Dec 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 10150179
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Theodore Wade “Ted” Abernathy (6 Mar 1933–16 Dec 2004), Find A Grave Memorial no. 10150179, citing Gaston Memorial Park, Gastonia, Gaston County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .