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 Harry Clay Pulliam

Harry Clay Pulliam

Birth
Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA
Death 29 Jul 1909 (aged 40)
New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Burial Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA
Memorial ID 5140 · View Source
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Major League Baseball Executive. Born in Louisville, Kentucky, he was city editor of the Louisville Commercial when Barney Dreyfuss convinced him to become club secretary for the Louisville Colonels NL team in 1900. His reputation for honesty and his businesslike approach to baseball helped forge a peace between the AL and NL that resulted in the National Agreement. In 1902, he was selected and unanimously elected the sixth National League President. He acted as president, secretary and treasure of the league until the stress of all three positions caught up with him causing him to commit suicide, when he shot himself in the head in his New York City apartment at age 40.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 16 Apr 1999
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5140
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Harry Clay Pulliam (9 Feb 1869–29 Jul 1909), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5140, citing Cave Hill Cemetery, Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .