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Dudley, James Randolph 'Jimmy' b. September 27, 1909 d. February 12, 1999 Sports Broadcaster. He was the voice of the Cleveland Indians from 1948 to 1968, and the expansion Seattle Pilots during the 1969 major league season. A graduate of the University of Virginia, he served in the Army Air Force during the Second World War. His baseball accomplishments include broadcasting the 1954 World Series between the Cleveland Indians and the New York Giants, and the 1954 and 1961 All-Star Games for the Mutual Broadcasting System radio network. In addition to his baseball...[Read More] (Bio by: Nils M. Solsvik Jr.) East Lawn Palms Cemetery & Mortuary, Tucson, Pima County, Arizona, USA
Enke, Fred b. December 15, 1924 d. April 12, 2014 Professional Football Player. For seven seasons (1948 to 1954), he played at the quarterback position in the National Football League with the Detroit Lions, Philadelphia Eagles and Baltimore Colts. Born Frederick William Enke, Jr., the son of longtime University of Arizona college basketball coach Fred Enke, Sr., he first achieved greatness as a three sport athlete at Tucson High School. He enrolled at the University of Arizona, however his studied yielded to his service as a pilot with the...[Read More] (Bio by: C.S.) East Lawn Palms Cemetery & Mortuary, Tucson, Pima County, Arizona, USA
Leiber, Hank b. January 17, 1911 d. November 8, 1993 Major League Baseball Player. He was an outfielder making his debut for the New York Giants on April 16, 1933. For ten seasons, he played with the New York Giants (1933-38, 1942, Chicago Cubs (1939-41) and was selected three times to National League All Star team (1938, 1940-41). He finished his career with a record of 808 hits, 410 runs scored, 101 home runs, 518 runs batted in, a .288 batting average and a .973 fielding percentage. In 1963, Leiber was inducted into the Arizona Sports Hall of...[Read More] (Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) East Lawn Palms Cemetery & Mortuary, Tucson, Pima County, Arizona, USA
Smallens, Alexander b. January 1, 1889 d. November 24, 1972 Conductor. He conducted opera, ballet and light symphonic programs with many groups. Smallens who was born in Russia conducted the Boston Opera Company from 1911 to 1914, Anna Pavlova Ballet Company from 1917 to 1919, Chicago Opera Company from 1919 to 1921, Philadelphia Orchestra from 1928 to 1947, and Radio City Music Hall from 1947 to 1950. He also conducted world premieres of Sergei Prokofiev's "The Love Of Three Oranges" in 1921, and George Gershwin's "Porgy And Bess" in 1935, as well as...[Read More] East Lawn Palms Cemetery & Mortuary, Tucson, Pima County, Arizona, USA
Youngblood, Harold Francis b. August 7, 1907 d. May 10, 1983 US Congressman. A graduate of St. Joseph's Commercial College, he was employed in the Detroit office of the Secretary of State of Michigan in 1927 and 1928 and was a member of the Wayne County's Board of Auditors from 1928 through 1935. Elected on the Republican ticket, he represented Michigan in the US House of Representative from January 3, 1947 through January 3, 1949. He was appointed the Director of Foreign Operations Administration in the Berlin area in 1954 and 1955, afterward engaging...[Read More] (Bio by: Thom Painter) East Lawn Palms Cemetery & Mortuary, Tucson, Pima County, Arizona, USA