Edward Augustine “Big Ed” Walsh

Edward Augustine “Big Ed” Walsh

Plains, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 26 May 1959 (aged 78)
Pompano Beach, Broward County, Florida, USA
Burial Pompano Beach, Broward County, Florida, USA
Plot Fountain Garden #2, Lot 101, Space 4
Memorial ID 5957 · View Source
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Hall of Fame Major League Baseball Player. Born in Plains, Pennsylvania, he was a right handed pitcher making his debut with the Chicago White Sox on May 7, 1904. For fourteen seasons, he played with the Chicago White Sox (1904-16), winning two World Series games in 1906 and played for the Boston Braves in 1917. A skillful hurler, he concluded his career with a record of 195 wins, 126 loss, 250 complete games, 57 shutouts, 35 saves, 1736 strikeouts and holds the major league record for lowest lifetime ERA with a 1.82 earned run average. He was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1946 and died at age 78 in Pompano Beach, Florida.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith

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  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Edward Augustine “Big Ed” Walsh (14 May 1881–26 May 1959), Find a Grave Memorial no. 5957, citing Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens North, Pompano Beach, Broward County, Florida, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .