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CPL Ralph Edward “Bally” Sharman

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CPL Ralph Edward “Bally” Sharman

Birth
Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, USA
Death 24 May 1918 (aged 23)
Montgomery, Montgomery County, Alabama, USA
Burial Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, USA
Plot LN-15-0-95
Memorial ID 8168085 View Source
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Professional Baseball Player. He began his career in 1917 with the Philadelphia Athletics. He played for one season.Sharman, of Cleveland, Ohio, made his big league debut on Sept. 10, 1917, with the Philadelphia Athletics. In 13 games for Mack's club, the outfielder hit .297. Following the 1917 season, Sharman joined the U.S. Army as a corporal with Battery F of the 136th Field Artillery. On May 24, 1918, he drowned in a training exercise in the Alabama River at Camp Sheridan in Montgomery. Sharman was 23 years old.

Bio by: Jennifer M.


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  • Created by: Jennifer M.
  • Added: 9 Dec 2003
  • Find a Grave Memorial 8168085
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/8168085/ralph-edward-sharman : accessed ), memorial page for CPL Ralph Edward “Bally” Sharman (11 Apr 1895–24 May 1918), Find a Grave Memorial ID 8168085, citing Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Jennifer M. (contributor 1009101) .