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 Cyrus Edward Swartwood

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Cyrus Edward Swartwood

Birth
Rockford, Winnebago County, Illinois, USA
Death 15 May 1924 (aged 65)
Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA
Plot Section F, Range 19, Lot 18
Memorial ID 6891789 View Source
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Major League Baseball Player. As an outfielder and infielder, making his debut with the Buffalo Bisons on August 11, 1881. For nine seasons, he played with the Buffalo Bisons in 1881, Pittsburgh Alleghenys (1882-84), Brooklyn Greys (1885-87), Toledo Maumees in 1890 and Pittsburgh Pirates in 1892. He was the league batting champion with a .357 average and hits champion in 1883. He ended his career with a total of 861 hits, 607 runs scored, 14 homeruns, 299 runs batted in and a .299 batting average. In retirement, he became an umpire in the Majors in 1894 and 1898 to 1900, totaling 429 games.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 29 Oct 2002
  • Find a Grave Memorial 6891789
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/6891789/cyrus-edward-swartwood : accessed ), memorial page for Cyrus Edward Swartwood (12 Jan 1859–15 May 1924), Find a Grave Memorial ID 6891789, citing Union Dale Cemetery, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .