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Cleveland Heights in Cuyahoga County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Raymond J. "Chappie" Chapman

1891-1920

 
 
Raymond J. "Chappie" Chapman Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Christopher Busta-Peck, September 28, 2008
1. Raymond J. "Chappie" Chapman Marker
Inscription.  Cleveland Indians shortstop killed by a ball thrown by Yankee pitcher Carl Mays at the New York Polo Grounds. He is the only major league player killed by a pitched ball. Fans paid for his monument with nickles and dimes.
 
Erected by Lake View Cemetery.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesSports.
 
Location. 41° 30.871′ N, 81° 35.325′ W. Marker is in Cleveland Heights, Ohio, in Cuyahoga County. Marker is on Euclid Avenue (U.S. 20). Marker is in Lake View Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cleveland OH 44106, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Adella Prentiss Hughes (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Jeptha Wade (about 700 feet away); Benjamin Rose (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ernest R. Ball (approx. 0.3 miles away); Alexander Winton (approx. 0.3 miles away); Joseph Carabelli (approx. 0.3 miles away); Burial Place of James A. Garfield
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(approx. 0.3 miles away); Carl B. Stokes (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cleveland Heights.
 
Raymond Johnson Chapman grave marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Christopher Busta-Peck, September 28, 2008
2. Raymond Johnson Chapman grave marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 4, 2023. It was originally submitted on October 5, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,287 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 5, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.

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