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Cleveland 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.
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.
 
Location. 41° 30.871′ N, 81° 35.325′ W. Marker is in Cleveland, Ohio, in Cuyahoga County. Marker is on Euclid Avenue (U.S. 20). Touch for map. Marker is in Lake View Cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Cleveland OH 44106, United States of America.
 
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 ( approx. 0.3 miles away); Carl B. Stokes ( approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cleveland.
 
Also see . . .  Lake View Cemetery. (Submitted on October 13, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.)
 
Categories. 20th CenturyCemeteries & Burial SitesNotable PersonsSports
 
Raymond Johnson Chapman grave marker image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Busta-Peck, September 28, 2008
2. Raymond Johnson Chapman grave marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 5, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,007 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 5, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.
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