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Howie Camnitz

  • Original Name Samuel Howard
  • Birth 22 Aug 1881 Covington, Kenton County, Kentucky, USA
  • Death 2 Mar 1960 Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA
  • Burial Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA
  • Plot Section 5, Lot 310
  • Memorial ID 13236060

Major League Baseball Player. He pitched for the Pittsburgh Pirates in 1904 and 1906-1913 before going to the Philadelphia Phillies in midseason of 1913. He finished his career with the Pittsburgh Rebels of the Federal League in 1914-15. The right-hander compiled a 133-106 lifetime record with a 2.75 earned run average. He was 25-6 with a 1.62 ERA in 1909, 20-15 with a 3.13 ERA in 1911 and 22-12 with a 2.83 ERA in 1912. He tossed 137 complete games in 237 starts and had 19 shutouts. Seven years in a row he pitched more than 235 innings, topped by 283 in 1909. He's the brother of major league player Henry "Harry" Camnitz.

Bio by: Ron Coons


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Ron Coons
  • Added: 5 Feb 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 13236060
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Howie Camnitz (22 Aug 1881–2 Mar 1960), Find A Grave Memorial no. 13236060, citing Cave Hill Cemetery, Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .