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 John Henry “Pop” Lloyd

John Henry “Pop” Lloyd

Birth
Palatka, Putnam County, Florida, USA
Death 19 Mar 1965 (aged 70)
Atlantic City, Atlantic County, New Jersey, USA
Burial Pleasantville, Atlantic County, New Jersey, USA
Plot Section S, Lots 910-913
Memorial ID 5812 · View Source
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Hall of Fame Major League Baseball Player. He is considered the finest shortstop to play in the Negro Leagues.


Inscription

NEGRO LEAGUE 1904 - 1931

REGARDED AS THE FINEST SHORTSTOP
TO PLAY NEGRO BASEBALL

BASEBALL HALL OF FAME 1977

SERVED TO UPHOLD THE DIGNITY OF THE GAME AND TO ADVANCE THE OPPORTUNITIES OF AFRICAN AMERICANS IN THE MAJOR LEAGUE

HUMANITARIAN

MENTOR AND ROLE MODEL TO THE YOUTH OF
ATLANTIC CITY

DEDICATED BY THE COMMITTEE TO RESTORE
"POP" LLOYD STADIUM
(last line illegible)


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 3 Jul 1999
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5812
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Henry “Pop” Lloyd (25 Apr 1894–19 Mar 1965), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5812, citing Atlantic City Cemetery, Pleasantville, Atlantic County, New Jersey, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .