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Nelson T. Potter

  • Birth 23 Aug 1911 Mount Morris, Ogle County, Illinois, USA
  • Death 30 Sep 1990 Mount Morris, Ogle County, Illinois, USA
  • Burial Mount Morris, Ogle County, Illinois, USA
  • Memorial ID 10813562

Major League Baseball Player. Born in Mount Morris, Illinois, he was a right handed pitcher for the St. Louis Cardinals 1936, Philadelphia Athletics 1938 to 1941, 1948, Boston Red Sox 1941, St. Louis Browns 1943 o 1948 and Boston Braves 1949. He helped the Browns win the 1944 American League Pennant, the Braves win the 1948 National League Pennant and played with each team in the World Series. In 12 seasons he had a 92-97 win-loss record, 22 saves, 6 shutouts, 747 strikeouts and a 3.99 earned run average.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith

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Gravesite Details Husband of Hazel (Park) Potter





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  • Originally Created by: David Lee Zellers
  • Added: 19 Apr 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 10813562
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Nelson T. Potter (23 Aug 1911–30 Sep 1990), Find A Grave Memorial no. 10813562, citing Oakwood Cemetery, Mount Morris, Ogle County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .