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 Michael Joseph “Turkey Mike” Donlin

Michael Joseph “Turkey Mike” Donlin

Birth
Peoria, Peoria County, Illinois, USA
Death 24 Sep 1933 (aged 55)
Hollywood, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial West Long Branch, Monmouth County, New Jersey, USA
Plot Cremated, Section 8, Lot 10-A (In The Fenton Plot)
Memorial ID 19727 · View Source
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Major League Baseball Player. Known as "Turkey Mike" because of his unique strut. He played on seven teams in a 12-year career, mostly in the National League, from 1899 to 1914. Was a teammate of Christ Mathewson on the Giants. He acrued a lifetime batting average of .303. Was married to stage actress Mabel Hite, untill her death from cancer in 1912. After his baseball career was over, he went to Hollywood and acted in 46 movies over a 23 year career.

Bio by: Frank Russo


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 23 Jan 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 19727
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Michael Joseph “Turkey Mike” Donlin (30 May 1878–24 Sep 1933), Find A Grave Memorial no. 19727, citing Glenwood Cemetery, West Long Branch, Monmouth County, New Jersey, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .