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Louis Santop Loftin

  • Birth 17 Jan 1890 Tyler, Smith County, Texas, USA
  • Death 22 Jan 1942 Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Burial Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Plot Section N, Lot 259
  • Memorial ID 14480311

Hall of Fame Negro League Baseball Player. He played in the Negro Leagues from 1909 to 1926, served in World War I during his playing time. He played catcher, and was known as a powerful left-handed batter, known for his long home run hits. He played for the Philadelphia Giants, New York Lincoln Giants, Brooklyn Royal Giants and Hilldale Daisies. He had a .406 lifetime batting average. Elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame by Special Committee in 2006, as a Player.

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  • Added: 2 Jun 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 14480311
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Louis Santop Loftin (17 Jan 1890–22 Jan 1942), Find A Grave Memorial no. 14480311, citing Philadelphia National Cemetery, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .