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Saturday, April 10, 2010

Lakeview Cemetery, Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio - Headstone Dedication Ceremony at 10:30a.m. today, April 10, 2010, for Charles Pinkney, minor-leaguer from Cleveland

Click on title to access the on-line story that also appears in today's "The Plain Dealer" on page D5, under title of 
 "A Century after his death, player to get headstone"

There will be a headstone dedication at 10:30a.m. this morning for Charles Pinkney who was killed by a pitch on September 14, 1909.  He was 21 at the time of his death.  He played second base for the Dayton Veterans of the Class B Central League, as stated in the article. 

The on-line story includes 1909 photos of Pinkney and the original announcement of his death.   
Charles Pinkney is buried in Section 25, Lot 138 at Lake View Cemetery. 
The ceremonies are open to the public and are free.
Cleveland Scene story about Charles Pinkney

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