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Al “Clown Prince of Baseball” Schacht

  • Birth 11 Nov 1892 New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
  • Death 14 Jul 1984 Waterbury, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA
  • Burial Woodbury, Litchfield County, Connecticut, USA
  • Memorial ID 5825

Professional Baseball Player, Clown. He was a journeyman pitcher for the Washington Senators for three seasons. After his retirement as a player, he barnstormed doing a comic act at ballparks and was fondly known as the "Clown Prince of Baseball." In the 1940-50s he owned a popular restaurant that bore his name in New York City.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 6 Jul 1999
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5825
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Al “Clown Prince of Baseball” Schacht (11 Nov 1892–14 Jul 1984), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5825, citing New North Cemetery, Woodbury, Litchfield County, Connecticut, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .