Albert Francis Gionfriddo

Albert Francis Gionfriddo

Birth
Dysart, Cambria County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 14 Mar 2003 (aged 81)
Solvang, Santa Barbara County, California, USA
Burial Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County, California, USA
Plot Section M, Lot 51
Memorial ID 7264488 · View Source
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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.

Bio by: Erik Lander


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • 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 .