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 Cliff Mapes

Cliff Mapes

Original Name Clifford F.
Birth
Sutherland, Lincoln County, Nebraska, USA
Death 5 Dec 1996 (aged 74)
Pryor, Mayes County, Oklahoma, USA
Burial Pryor, Mayes County, Oklahoma, USA
Memorial ID 5400 · View Source
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Major League Baseball Player. Born in Sutherland, Nebraska, he was an outfielder making his debut for the New York Yankees on April 20, 1948. For five seasons, he played with the New York Yankees (1948-50), Detroit Tigers (1951) and the St. Louis Browns (1952). Also of note, he was a member of the Yankees World Series Championships (1949-50) and the last Yankee to wear Babe Ruth's number 3 before it was retired and the last Yankee to wear number 7 before Mickey Mantle took that number in 1951. He finished his career with a record of 199 runs scored, 289 hits, 38 home runs, 172 runs batted in and a .242 batting average. He died at age 74 in Pryor, Oklahoma.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 9 May 1999
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5400
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Cliff Mapes (13 Mar 1922–5 Dec 1996), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5400, citing Graham Memorial Cemetery, Pryor, Mayes County, Oklahoma, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .