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 Herbert “Doc” Bracken

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Herbert “Doc” Bracken Famous memorial

Birth
Paducah, McCracken County, Kentucky, USA
Death
15 Feb 1994 (aged 78)
Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA
Burial
Lemay, St. Louis County, Missouri, USA
Plot
Section 1C Grave 2453
Memorial ID
11683066 View Source

Professional Negro League baseball player. "Doc" was a pitcher for the 1940 St. Louis Stars and then played for the 1946-1947 Cleveland Buckeyes after serving in the military from 1944-1945. While pitching for the Stars, he defeated every Negro American League team he faced. While in the Navy, he played for the Great Lakes Naval Base and had a 13-1 record. After completing his military service he was the most sought-after pitcher in Black baseball.

Professional Negro League baseball player. "Doc" was a pitcher for the 1940 St. Louis Stars and then played for the 1946-1947 Cleveland Buckeyes after serving in the military from 1944-1945. While pitching for the Stars, he defeated every Negro American League team he faced. While in the Navy, he played for the Great Lakes Naval Base and had a 13-1 record. After completing his military service he was the most sought-after pitcher in Black baseball.

Bio by: Connie Nisinger


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Connie Nisinger
  • Added: 4 Sep 2005
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 11683066
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/11683066/herbert-bracken: accessed ), memorial page for Herbert “Doc” Bracken (12 May 1915–15 Feb 1994), Find a Grave Memorial ID 11683066, citing Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, Lemay, St. Louis County, Missouri, USA; Maintained by Find a Grave .