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 Michael Riley “Doc” Powers

Michael Riley “Doc” Powers

Birth
Pittsfield, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 26 Apr 1909 (aged 38)
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA
Plot Section T, Lot 195, W 1/2
Memorial ID 19729 · View Source
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Major League Baseball Player. He was an outstanding catcher in the American League in the Early 20th Century. Played With Louisville and Washington of the National League and the Philadelphia Athletics and Highlanders of the American League. Was Eddie Plank's personal catcher while he was with the A's. He died from internal injuries sustained while chasing a foul ball in Shibe Park's inaugural game, April 12, 1909.

Bio by: Frank Russo


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 25 Jan 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 19729
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Michael Riley “Doc” Powers (22 Sep 1870–26 Apr 1909), Find A Grave Memorial no. 19729, citing Saint Louis Cemetery, Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .