Lester John Backman

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Lester John Backman

  • Birth 20 Mar 1888
  • Death 8 Nov 1975
  • Burial Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, USA
  • Plot Garden MM sec W112 lot A5 space 0
  • Memorial ID 8167987

Major League Baseball Player. Born in Cleves, Ohio, he made his debut as a right handed pitcher for the St. Louis Cardinals on July 3, 1909. He played for two seasons 1909 to 1910, with a career of 12 complete games, 9 wins, 18 loss, 2 saves, 76 strikeouts and a 3.61 earned run average. He died in Cincinnati, Ohio, at age 87.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Created by: Jennifer M.
  • Added: 9 Dec 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8167987
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Lester John Backman (20 Mar 1888–8 Nov 1975), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8167987, citing Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Jennifer M. (contributor 1009101) .