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 Barry Shetrone

Barry Shetrone

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Baltimore, Baltimore City, Maryland, USA
Death 18 Jul 2001 (aged 63)
Bowie, Prince George's County, Maryland, USA
Burial Glen Burnie, Anne Arundel County, Maryland, USA
Memorial ID 23271 · View Source
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Baseball player. He was the first Baltimore born player to play for the Baltimore Orioles franchise. He played from 1959-63 was his career ending due to an injury suffered during Army service. He served as a scout for the Houston Astros until 1967. After his professional career he was active in championship softball in Anne Arundel County. He was a member of the Maryland Softball Hall of Fame and the Arundel County Hall of Fame. Known for his abiding sense of humor, when his ALS was diagnosed he told friends, "I don't mind having Lou Gehrig's disease, but I sure wish I had his batting average."


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 23 Jul 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 23271
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Barry Shetrone (6 Jul 1938–18 Jul 2001), Find A Grave Memorial no. 23271, citing Glen Haven Memorial Park, Glen Burnie, Anne Arundel County, Maryland, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .