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Albertus “Cleffie” Fennar

  • Birth 12 May 1911 Wilmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina, USA
  • Death 15 Jun 2001 USA
  • Burial Paramus, Bergen County, New Jersey, USA
  • Plot Section Z Lot 139 Grave D-2
  • Memorial ID 13997683

Negro league Baseball Player. He was an infielder on six Negro League teams from 1930-1947, such as the Lincoln Giants, the Black Yankees, the Brooklyn Royal Giants and the Cuban Stars. He was a lead off hitter, known for his speed. He was given his nickname ‘Cleffie' by his father and brother, who were musicians at the famous Clef Club in New York. His baseball glove has been displayed at the Negro League memorabilia section at the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in Cooperstown, N.Y. After baseball, he worked for Con Edison in New York. He lectured about baseball, and was instrumental in organizing youth baseball leagues in Englewood, New Jersey.

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  • Originally Created by: Ginny M
  • Added: 19 Apr 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 13997683
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Albertus “Cleffie” Fennar (12 May 1911–15 Jun 2001), Find A Grave Memorial no. 13997683, citing George Washington Memorial Park, Paramus, Bergen County, New Jersey, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .