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Elmer Flick

  • Birth 11 Jan 1876 Bedford, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, USA
  • Death 9 Jan 1971 Bedford, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, USA
  • Burial Twinsburg, Summit County, Ohio, USA
  • Plot Section 28, Lot 65, Grave 1
  • Memorial ID 3615

Hall of Fame Major League Baseball Player. Born in Bedford, Ohio, he was known as "The Bedford Sheriff" and is recognized as one of the greatest all around performers of the "Dead Ball" Era. As a right fielder, he played for the Philadelphia Phillies and Cleveland Indians from 1898 to 1910. He had a .315 lifetime batting average, 1,755 hits, 164 triples, 756 runs batted in and stole 330 bases in 13 major league seasons. After his retirement he was a scout for the Indians. Flick was elected to the Hall of Fame by the Veterans Committee in 1963.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 30 Sep 1998
  • Find A Grave Memorial 3615
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Elmer Flick (11 Jan 1876–9 Jan 1971), Find A Grave Memorial no. 3615, citing Crown Hill Cemetery and Mausoleum, Twinsburg, Summit County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .