Guy Jackson Hecker

Guy Jackson Hecker

Birth
Youngsville, Warren County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 3 Dec 1938 (aged 82)
Wooster, Wayne County, Ohio, USA
Burial Wooster, Wayne County, Ohio, USA
Memorial ID 8332979 · View Source
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Major League Baseball Player. He was a pitcher, outfielder and 1st Baseman for the Louisville Eclipse and Grays, also the Pittsburgh Alleghenys. While with Louisville, He established two records which are still standing in base ball history, and one that of which never has been duplicated, On August 15 1886, Mr. Hecker scored seven runs in a nine inning game. He was the first man to play a full nine inning game at first base without having a putout. He also pitched a no hitter on Sept. 19 1882, and bested Pittsburgh 3 to 1. Also, while in Louisville, He won 52 games in 1882. Mr. Hecker was the manager of the Pittsburgh Alleghenys in 1890.

Bio by: Fred King


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Fred King
  • Added: 29 Jan 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8332979
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Guy Jackson Hecker (3 Apr 1856–3 Dec 1938), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8332979, citing Wooster Cemetery, Wooster, Wayne County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .