Urban James Shocker

Urban James Shocker

Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, USA
Death 9 Sep 1928 (aged 38)
Denver, Denver County, Colorado, USA
Burial Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA
Plot Section 24, Lot 3313, Grave 2
Memorial ID 5886063 · View Source
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Major League Baseball Player. Born in in Cleveland, Ohio, he was a right handed pitcher making his debut for the New York Yankees on April 24, 1916. For thirteen seasons, he played with the New York Yankees (1916-17, 1925-28) and St. Louis Browns (1918-24). He ended his career with a record of 187 wins, 117 loss, 200 complete games, 28 shutouts, 25 saves, 983 strikeouts and a 3.17 earned run average. He died of heart disease at age 37 in Denver, Colorado.

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