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 Isaac Morgan “Ike” Boone

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Isaac Morgan “Ike” Boone

Birth
Samantha, Tuscaloosa County, Alabama, USA
Death 1 Aug 1958 (aged 61)
Northport, Tuscaloosa County, Alabama, USA
Burial Tuscaloosa, Tuscaloosa County, Alabama, USA
Memorial ID 7236462 View Source
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Major League Baseball Player. Born in Samantha, Alabama, he was an outfielder mahing his debut on April 22, 1922, with the New York Giants. For eight seasons, he was a utility player with the New York Giants in 1922, Boston Red Sox (1923-25), Chicago White Sox in 1927 and Brooklyn Robins (1930-32). He finished his career with a record of 372 hits, 177 runs scored, 26 homeruns, 194 runs batted in and a .321 batting average. As a player-manager for the Toronto Maple Leafs (1934-36), he led his team to an International League Championship in 1934 and also was named the league MVP, winning the batting title with a .372 batting average. He died at age 61 in Northport, Alabama and was later inducted into the International League Hall of Fame.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 5 Mar 2003
  • Find a Grave Memorial 7236462
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/7236462/isaac-morgan-boone : accessed ), memorial page for Isaac Morgan “Ike” Boone (17 Feb 1897–1 Aug 1958), Find a Grave Memorial ID 7236462, citing Tuscaloosa Memorial Park, Tuscaloosa, Tuscaloosa County, Alabama, USA ; Maintained by Find a Grave .