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 Don Drysdale

Don Drysdale

Original Name Donald Scott
Birth
Van Nuys, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Death 3 Jul 1993 (aged 56)
Montreal, Montreal Region, Quebec, Canada
Burial Glendale, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Plot Great Mausoleum, Utility Columbarium, not accessible to the general public.
Memorial ID 1397 · View Source
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Hall of Fame Major League Baseball Player. Cy Young award winning pitcher who played out his career with both the Brooklyn and Los Angeles Dodgers, inducted into Hall of Fame in 1984. Held the record for pitching 58.2 consecutive scoreless innings until bested by L.A. Dodger Orel Hershiser in 1988. An intimidating figure on the mound, he infamously holds the major league record for number of seasons leading the league in batters hit by a pitch. He was found dead in his Montreal hotel room after he failed to show up for a Dodgers vs. Expos broadcast which he was to be announcing alongside play-by-play man Vin Scully.

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 1 Jan 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 1397
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Don Drysdale (23 Jul 1936–3 Jul 1993), Find A Grave Memorial no. 1397, citing Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Glendale), Glendale, Los Angeles County, California, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .