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Albert Francis Gionfriddo

Major Leauge Baseball Player. He played outfield for the Pittsburgh Pirates from 1944 to 1947. After 1 game of the 1947 season, he was traded to the Brooklyn Dodgers. In the 1947 World Series, he robbed Joe DiMaggio of a tying home run. He collapsed and died while playing golf at Solvang's Alisal course.

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  • Originally Created by: Erik Lander
  • Added: 15 Mar 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7264488
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Albert Francis Gionfriddo (8 Mar 1922–14 Mar 2003), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7264488, citing Santa Barbara Cemetery, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County, California, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .