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Abner Charles Powell
Birth: Dec. 15, 1860
Death: Aug. 7, 1953

Major League Baseball Team Owner, Executive. He played Major League baseball as a pitcher for the Washington Nationals of the Union League in 1884, and for the Baltimore Orioles and Cincinnati Red Stockings of the National League in 1886. However, he is better known in baseball history more for his innovations as a league executive and team owner. He is credited for devising such promotions as "Ladies' Day" and the rain check ticket. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Bertha Wasley Powell (1867 - 1937)*
 
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Burial:
Hope Mausoleum
New Orleans
Orleans Parish
Louisiana, USA
Plot: 1st Floor C272 C-d
 
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Record added: Jun 03, 2000
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Abner Charles Powell
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