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Carl William Mays
Birth: Nov. 12, 1891
Liberty (Casey County)
Casey County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Apr. 4, 1971
El Cajon
San Diego County
California, USA

Major League Baseball Player. Born in Liberty, Kentucky, he was a right handed pitcher whom played for fifteen seasons with the Boston Red Sox 1915 to 1919, New York Yankees 1920 to 1923, Cincinnati Reds 1924 to 1928 and New York Giants in 1929. On August 16, 1920, in a game at New York, he threw a pitch that accidentally struck Cleveland Indians' shortstop Ray Chapman in the head causing the only fatality in Major League Baseball history. He finished his career with a 207-126 record, 29 shutouts, 862 strikeouts and a 2.92 earned run average. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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  Majorie Fredericka Madden Mays (____ - 1934)*
 
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Burial:
River View Cemetery
Portland
Multnomah County
Oregon, USA
Plot: Section 13, Lot 49, Space 7
 
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Record added: Oct 08, 2001
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Carl William Mays
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Carl William Mays
Added by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
 
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