AKA Earle Bryan Combs
Birthplace: Pebworth, KY
Location of death: Richmond, KY
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Richmond Cemetery, Richmond, KY
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The Kentucky Colonel, MLB Hall of Famer
Fractured his skull trying to catch a flyball in 1934.
Father: James J. Combs
Mother: Nannie Brandenburg
Sister: Elsie Seale
Wife: Ruth McCollum (m. 1921, until his death, d. 1989, three sons)
Son: Earle, Jr.
Son: Donald G.
University: Eastern Kentucky State Normal School
Administrator: Regent, Eastern Kentucky University (1957-75)
Baseball Hall of Fame 1970
SPORTS FRANCHISE HISTORY
Philadelphia Phillies Coach (1954)
Boston Red Sox Coach (1948-52)
St. Louis Browns Coach (1947)
New York Yankees Coach (1935-44)
New York Yankees (1924-35)
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