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 Harold Joseph “Pie” Traynor

Harold Joseph “Pie” Traynor

Birth
Framingham, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 16 Mar 1972 (aged 73)
Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA
Plot Section 20, Lot 16-E
Memorial ID 3695 · View Source
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Hall of Fame Major League Baseball Player. Born in Framingham, Massachusetts, he was a third baseman making his debut with the Pittsburgh Pirates on September 15, 1020. For seventeen seasons, he played with the Pittsburgh Pirates (1920-35 and 1937) and was a superior infielder and a skillful hitter. He batted .300 or better 10 times, never struck out more than 28 times in a season, recorded 2,288 putouts, 6,134 chances and 308 double plays at third base. He ended his career with a record of 2416 hits, 1183 runs scored, 58 homeruns, 1273 runs batted in and a .320 batting average. In 1948, he was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame. He died at age 73 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 20 Oct 1998
  • Find A Grave Memorial 3695
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Harold Joseph “Pie” Traynor (11 Nov 1898–16 Mar 1972), Find A Grave Memorial no. 3695, citing Homewood Cemetery, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .