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 William Thomas “Mox” McQuery

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William Thomas “Mox” McQuery

  • Birth 20 Aug 1863 Garrard County, Kentucky, USA
  • Death 12 Jun 1900 Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, USA
  • Burial Covington, Kenton County, Kentucky, USA
  • Memorial ID 12778862

Major League Baseball Player. Over an eight year span, he played five seasons for five different teams. Playing for the Cincinnati Outlaw Reds (1894), Detroit Wolverines (1895), Kansas City Cowboys (1896), Syracuse Stars (1890) and Washington Statesmen (1891), he amassed a career .271 batting average with 160 RBI and 13 home runs. On August 28, 1885 he “hit for the cycle” against the Providence Grays. After retiring from baseball, he returned to his native Kentucky where he became a police officer for the city of Covington. On June 8, 1900 he approached two assailants on a horse drawn streetcar, trying to flee the city after killing a drifter. The former baseball player was shot and died from his wounds three days later.

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  • Originally Created by: Bigwoo
  • Added: 24 Dec 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 12778862
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Thomas “Mox” McQuery (20 Aug 1863–12 Jun 1900), Find A Grave Memorial no. 12778862, citing Linden Grove Cemetery, Covington, Kenton County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .