Frederick A. Waterman

Frederick A. Waterman

Birth
New York, USA
Death 16 Dec 1899 (aged 53–54)
Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, USA
Burial Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, USA
Plot Range 1, Sec S, G 23
Memorial ID 17248943 · View Source
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Baseball player. Nicknamed "Innocent Fred" by his teammates, Fred Waterman was the third baseman for the 1869 Cincinnati Red Stockings, the country's first professional baseball team. In 1868 he received a baseball gold medal award from the New York Clipper. After his baseball career ended in 1875, Waterman spent the rest of his life performing odd jobs around Cincinnati. He died a pauper at age 54.

Gravesite Details GPS coordinates: Lat 39-9-42N; Long 84-32-52W. Under stand of trees.

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  • Created by: Chris Drew
  • Added: 1 Jan 2007
  • Find a Grave Memorial 17248943
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Frederick A. Waterman (Dec 1845–16 Dec 1899), Find a Grave Memorial no. 17248943, citing Wesleyan Cemetery, Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Chris Drew (contributor 46882923) .