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 Bob Hooper

Bob Hooper

Original Name Robert Nelson
Birth
Leamington, Essex County, Ontario, Canada
Death 17 Mar 1980 (aged 57)
New Brunswick, Middlesex County, New Jersey, USA
Burial Upper Montclair, Essex County, New Jersey, USA
Plot Our Lady Of Sorrows, Tier 3, Grave 25
Memorial ID 8150 · View Source
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Major League Baseball Player. Born in Ontario, Canada, he made his debut as a right handed pitcher with the Philadelphia Athletics on April 19, 1950. For six seasons, he played with the Philadelphia Athletics (1950-52) Cleveland Indians (1953-54) and Cincinnati Reds in 1955. He ended his career with a record of 40 wins, 41 loss, 16 complete games, 25 saves, 196 strikeouts and a 4.80 earned run average. He died at age 57 in Brunswick, New Jersey.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 17 Jan 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8150
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Bob Hooper (30 May 1922–17 Mar 1980), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8150, citing Immaculate Conception Cemetery, Upper Montclair, Essex County, New Jersey, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .