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Ed Bailey

  • Birth 15 Apr 1931 Strawberry Plains, Jefferson County, Tennessee, USA
  • Death 23 Mar 2007 Knoxville, Knox County, Tennessee, USA
  • Burial Knoxville, Knox County, Tennessee, USA
  • Plot Section C Site 1341
  • Memorial ID 18570656

Major League Baseball Player. Born Lonas Edgar Bailey, he was a catcher for fourteen seasons (1953 to 1966) with the Cincinnati Reds, San Francisco Giants, Milwaukee Braves, Chicago Cubs and California Angels. He was a member of the 1962 National League Pennant-winning Giants. During his career, Bailey was named to the National League All Star Team five times (1956 to 1957, 1960, 1961, 1963). After retiring from baseball, he served as a city councilman in Knoxville, Tennessee. In 1,212 career regular season games, he had 915 hits with 155 homeruns and a .256 lifetime batting average. He died from throat cancer.

Bio by: C.S.


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  • Originally Created by: C.S.
  • Added: 24 Mar 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 18570656
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ed Bailey (15 Apr 1931–23 Mar 2007), Find A Grave Memorial no. 18570656, citing Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery, Knoxville, Knox County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .