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Cy Seymour

  • Original Name James Bentley
  • Birth 9 Dec 1878 Albany, Albany County, New York, USA
  • Death 20 Sep 1919 New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
  • Burial Menands, Albany County, New York, USA
  • Plot Section 15, Lot 46
  • Memorial ID 13264193

Major League Baseball Player. Born James Bentley Seymour, he was a left handed pitcher and also an outfielder for the Cincinnati Reds, Baltimore Orioles and New York Giants. As a pitcher, he led the National League in strikeouts, 1897 to 1898 and led both leagues in 1905, batting with a .377 average, 219 hits and 121 runs-batted-in. In 16 seasons, he pitched in 140 games with 61 wins, 56 lost, 584 strikeouts and a 3.76 earned run average. He had a career .303 batting average with 1723 hits, 52 homeruns, 799 RBIs in 1528 games played.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith





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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Gregory Speciale
  • Added: 7 Feb 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 13264193
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Cy Seymour (9 Dec 1878–20 Sep 1919), Find A Grave Memorial no. 13264193, citing Albany Rural Cemetery, Menands, Albany County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .