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 Wally Hood

Wally Hood

Birth
Whittier, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Death 2 Mar 1965 (aged 70)
Hollywood, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial Whittier, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Plot Whispering Pines, Lot 5167, Grave 4
Memorial ID 6918 · View Source
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Major League Baseball Player. Born in Whittier, California, he made his debut as an outfielder for the Brooklyn Robins on April 15, 1920. For three seasons, he played with the Brooklyn Robins and Pittsburgh Pirates in 1920 and back with the Brooklyn Robins (1921-22). He ended his career with a record of 19 hits, 23 runs scored, 1 homerun, 5 runs batted in and a .238 batting average. After his playing time, he served as an umpire in the Pacific Coast Minor Leagues (1935-43) and his son Wally Hood Jr. was a pitcher for the New York Yankees in 1949. He died at age 70 in Hollywood, California.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 13 Nov 1999
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6918
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Wally Hood (9 Feb 1895–2 Mar 1965), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6918, citing Rose Hills Memorial Park, Whittier, Los Angeles County, California, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .