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 Gus Weyhing

Gus Weyhing

Original Name August
Birth
Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA
Death 4 Sep 1955 (aged 88)
Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA
Burial Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA
Plot Section 23, Lot 64.
Memorial ID 20717 · View Source
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Major League Baseball Player. Born in Louisville, Kentucky, he was a right handed pitcher dubbed the Cannonball, making his debut with the Philadelphia Athletics on May 2, 1887. For fourteen seasons, he played with the Philadelphia Athletics (1887-89, 1891-95), Brooklyn Ward's Wonders in 1890, Louisville Colonels in 1896, Washington Senators (1898-99), St. Louis Cardinals in 1900 and Cincinnati Reds in 1901. He ended his career with seven 20 or more win seasons, one no hitter, with a record of 264 wins, 232 losses, 449 complete games, 28 shutouts, 1667 strike outs and a 3.88 earned run average. He died at age 88 in Louisville, Kentucky.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 2 Mar 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 20717
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Gus Weyhing (29 Sep 1866–4 Sep 1955), Find A Grave Memorial no. 20717, citing Calvary Cemetery, Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .