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This is the grave of Eddie Waitkus. Born in 1919 in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Waitkus was the son of Lithuanian immigrants. A very skilled baseball player, he started playing professionally in 1938, with a semipro team in Lisbon Falls, Maine that was basically a team of textile employees for a local factory. He rose quickly and […]
This is the grave of John McSherry. Born in 1944 in New York City, McSherry became a Major League umpire in 1971, working the National League. He was very successful at the job. His first National League Championship Series was in 1974 and he would work eight of those. He also umpired two World Series: […]
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