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Earle Combs

AKA Earle Bryan Combs

Born: 14-May-1899
Birthplace: Pebworth, KY
Died: 21-Jul-1976
Location of death: Richmond, KY
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Richmond Cemetery, Richmond, KY

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Baseball

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
Brother: Conley
Sister: Elsie Seale
Wife: Ruth McCollum (m. 1921, until his death, d. 1989, three sons)
Son: Earle, Jr.
Son: Charles
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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