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 James Dorn Oglesby

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James Dorn Oglesby

  • Birth 10 Aug 1905 Schofield, Polk County, Missouri, USA
  • Death 1 Sep 1955 Tulsa, Tulsa County, Oklahoma, USA
  • Burial Tulsa, Tulsa County, Oklahoma, USA
  • Memorial ID 9515361

Major League Baseball Player. His Major League career consisted of three games with the 1930 Philadelphia Athletics. A spiking curtailed his stay with the A’s, and he soon found himself back in the Minor Leagues. After several more years in the minors, he retired as an active player to become Manager of the Chicago Cubs farm teams in Sioux Falls, South Dakota and Springfield, Illinois. After leaving baseball he became a security guard for the Douglas Aircraft Corporation in Tulsa, Oklahoma. By 1955 he was suffering from ill health and depression. He took his own life at the age of 55.

Bio by: Frank Russo


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  • Originally Created by: Frank Russo
  • Added: 24 Sep 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 9515361
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Dorn Oglesby (10 Aug 1905–1 Sep 1955), Find A Grave Memorial no. 9515361, citing Memorial Park Cemetery, Tulsa, Tulsa County, Oklahoma, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .