Wambsganss, Bill (William Adolph) b. March 19, 1894 d. December 8, 1985 Major League Baseball Player. Born William Adolph Wambsganss in Cleveland, Ohio, he was an infielder making his debut with the Cleveland Indians on August 4, 1914. For thirteen seasons, he played with the Cleveland Indians (1914-23), Boston Red Sox (1924-25) and Philadelphia Athletics in 1926. On October 10, 1920, in the 5th game of the 1920 World Series against the Brooklyn Dodgers, he accomplished the first and to date, only unassisted triple play in World Series history. He ended his career...[Read More] (Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) Calvary Cemetery, Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, USA Plot: Section 30, Lot 218, Grave 2 GPS coordinates: 41.4404984, -81.6043777 (hddd.dddd)
Yankovic, Frankie R. b. July 28, 1915 d. October 14, 1998 Polka musician and bandleader. Born in West Virginia to Slovenian immigrant parents, his family soon moved to the Collinwood neighborhood of Cleveland, Ohio, where Frankie spent most of his childhood and early adult life. Before the age of 9 he took accordion lessons from a boarder in the Yankovic home to the dismay of his father who thought he could never make a living as a musician. He first performed on the radio in 1932 on a Slovenian music program. In 1938, after being turned down by...[Read More] (Bio by: Cherie Atkinson Clark) Calvary Cemetery, Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, USA Plot: Section 114, lot 507.