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Lloyd Waner
Birth: Mar. 16, 1906
Death: Jul. 22, 1982

Hall of Fame Major League Baseball Player. Born in Harrah, Oklahoma, he was a center fielder nicknamed "Little Poison", weighed only 150 pounds, was an all-around player making his debut with the Pittsburgh Pirates on April 12, 1927 and was National League rookie of the year. For 18 seasons, he played with the Pittsburgh Pirates (1927-41, 1944-45), Boston Braves and Cincinnati Reds for part of 1941, Philadelphia Phillies in 1942 and Brooklyn Dodgers in 1944. With the Pirates, he hit over .300 in 10 of his first 12 seasons, won the 1927 NL pennant, batting a .400 average in his first and only World Series and was a selected as a member of the NL All-Star team in 1938. He ended his career with 2459 hits, 1201 runs scored, 27 homeruns, 598 runs batted in, a .316 batting average and was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1967. He died in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, at age 76 and is also the brother of Hall of Fame Major League Baseball Player Paul Waner and together they hold the career record for most hits by brothers with a total of 5611. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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  Frances Mae Waner (1909 - 1959)
 
Burial:
Rose Hill Burial Park
Oklahoma City
Oklahoma County
Oklahoma, USA
Plot: "Section 11, Space 2 NEC, Lot 186
 
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Record added: Mar 03, 1999
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