Louis Santop Loftin

Louis Santop Loftin

Birth
Tyler, Smith County, Texas, USA
Death 22 Jan 1942 (aged 52)
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Plot Section N, Lot 259
Memorial ID 14480311 · View Source
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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 .