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 Abner Charles Powell

Abner Charles Powell

Birth
Shenandoah, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 7 Aug 1953 (aged 92)
New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, USA
Burial New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, USA
Plot 1st Floor C272 C-d
Memorial ID 9766 · View Source
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Major League Baseball Team Owner, Executive. He played Major League baseball as a pitcher for the Washington Nationals of the Union League in 1884, and for the Baltimore Orioles and Cincinnati Red Stockings of the National League in 1886. However, he is better known in baseball history more for his innovations as a league executive and team owner. He is credited for devising such promotions as "Ladies' Day" and the rain check ticket.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 3 Jun 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 9766
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Abner Charles Powell (15 Dec 1860–7 Aug 1953), Find A Grave Memorial no. 9766, citing Hope Mausoleum, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .