Bernie Graham

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Bernie Graham
Outfielder
Born: (1863-02-10)February 10, 1863
Beloit, Wisconsin
Died: October 30, 1886(1886-10-30) (aged 23)
Mobile, Alabama
Batted: Left Threw: Unknown
MLB debut
July 11, 1884 for the Chicago Browns
Last MLB appearance
October 15, 1884 for the Baltimore Monumentals
Career statistics
Batting average .267
Runs 23
Games played 42
Teams
Career highlights and awards

Bernard W. "Bernie" Graham (February 10, 1863– October 30, 1886) was an American Major League Baseball player who played one season in the Union Association. The Association lasted just one season, 1884, and Graham played one game for the Chicago Browns and 41 for the Baltimore Monumentals. He batted .267 for the year, scored 23 runs, and hit 11 doubles.[1]

Graham died at the age of 23 in Mobile, Alabama from typhoid fever,[2] and is interred at Catholic Cemetery in Mobile / Catholic Cemetery, Beloit, Rock County, Wisconsin.[1]

Death[edit]

Death notice taken from the Beloit Weekly Free Press, from November 11, 1886, page 3

The remains of Mr. Barney Graham arrived in the city Thursday from Mobile, Alabama. Deceased was a professional baseball player in the South and died of a fever. His parents live four miles west of the city and came to Wisconsin from the East about two years ago. The remains will be buried in this city.

Rhode Island Birth Index, 1863.

Name: Graham, Bernard; Sex: Male; Birthdate: 02 10 63 [February 10, 1863]; Father: Thomas; Mother: Rose; Bk-Pg-Ct: 63-113-03.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Bernie Graham's career statistics". retrosheet.org. Retrieved 2009-01-27. 
  2. ^ "Too Young To Die". thedeadballera.com. Retrieved 2009-01-27. 

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