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Norman Downs Branch

  • Birth 22 Mar 1915 Spokane, Spokane County, Washington, USA
  • Death 20 Nov 1971 Navasota, Grimes County, Texas, USA
  • Burial Montgomery, Montgomery County, Texas, USA
  • Memorial ID 10563912

Major League Baseball Player. He made his debut as a right handed pitcher for the New York Yankees on May 5, 1941. In August, 1942, he suspended his career to serve in World War II with 5 wins, 1 loss, 41 strikeouts and a 3.73 earned run average for 37 games played.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith

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  • Originally Created by: Julie Karen Hancock (Cooper) Jackson
  • Added: 5 Mar 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 10563912
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Norman Downs Branch (22 Mar 1915–20 Nov 1971), Find A Grave Memorial no. 10563912, citing Montgomery New Cemetery, Montgomery, Montgomery County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .