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Cy Block

  • Original Name Seymour
  • Birth 4 May 1919 Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
  • Death 22 Sep 2004 Manhasset, Nassau County, New York, USA
  • Burial West Babylon, Suffolk County, New York, USA
  • Memorial ID 9914524

Major League Baseball Player. Born Seymour Block in Brooklyn, New York, he was a third baseman making his debut with the Chicago Cubs on September 7, 1942. For three seasons, he played with the Chicago Cubs in 1942 and after serving in US Coast Guard during World War II, in 1945 and 1946. He finished his career with record of 152 hits, 48 runs batted in, a .302 batting average and a .960 fielding percentage. He died from Alzheimer's decease in Manhasset, New York, at the age of 85.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith





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  • Originally Created by: Peterborough K
  • Added: 17 Nov 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 9914524
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Cy Block (4 May 1919–22 Sep 2004), Find A Grave Memorial no. 9914524, citing Beth Moses Cemetery, West Babylon, Suffolk County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .