Lyle Bigbee

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Lyle Randolph "Al" Bigbee (August 22, 1893 in Waterloo, Oregon – August 5, 1942 in Portland, Oregon) was an outfielder and pitcher for the Philadelphia Athletics and Pittsburgh Pirates and halfback for the Milwaukee Badgers.

Bigbee's brother Carson spent eleven seasons with the Pirates as an outfielder and second baseman. They were teammates on the 1921 Pirates. Lyle, Carson and their brother Morris were all standout athletes at the University of Oregon.[1]

In 1942, Bigbee committed suicide by gunshot wound to the head at a Portland rooming house.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Lyle Bigbee, 45, Dies From Bullet". The Bend Bulletin. 5 August 1942. Retrieved 13 December 2012. 

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