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Amos Aaron Strunk

  • Birth 22 Jan 1889 Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Death 22 Jul 1979 Llanerch, Delaware County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Burial Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Memorial ID 10329581

Major League Baseball Player. As a center fielder, he made his debut with the Philadelphia Athletics on September 24, 1908. For seventeen seasons, he played with the Philadelphia Athletics (1908-17, 1920, 1924), Boston Red Sox (1918-19) and Chicago White Sox in (1922-23). In three seasons he hit over .300, averaged 20 stolen bases per season, five times he led American League outfielders in fielding percentage and played in five World Series with the Athletics (1910-11, 1913-14) and Red Sox in 1918. He ended his career with 1418 hits, 15 homes, 530 runs batted in, a .284 batting average, 185 stolen bases and a .980 fielding percentage. Following his baseball career, Strunk spent fifty years in the insurance business.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Gregory Speciale
  • Added: 15 Jan 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 10329581
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Amos Aaron Strunk (22 Jan 1889–22 Jul 1979), Find A Grave Memorial no. 10329581, citing Greenmount Cemetery, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .