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 Abraham L. “Abe” Manley

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Abraham L. “Abe” Manley

  • Birth 22 Dec 1885 Hertford, Perquimans County, North Carolina, USA
  • Death 9 Dec 1952 Germantown, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Burial Newark, Essex County, New Jersey, USA
  • Memorial ID 73836993

Negro League Baseball executive. He, along with his wife, Effa Manley, owned the Newark Eagles from 1935 to 1946. He was also the vice president and treasurer of the Negro National League. His wife, Effa, was elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 2006. She was the first women elected. Abe was also among the nominees, but was not selected.

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  • Originally Created by: Adam A. Penale
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  • Find A Grave Memorial 73836993
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Abraham L. “Abe” Manley (22 Dec 1885–9 Dec 1952), Find A Grave Memorial no. 73836993, citing Fairmount Cemetery, Newark, Essex County, New Jersey, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .