Delos Daniel Drake

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Delos Daniel Drake

Was a Major League Baseball player who played 83 games in the Detroit Tigers outfield in 1911 beside Ty Cobb. Grew up in Findlay. His father was manager of the Findlay Sluggers in the 1890’s. With the Tigers, he hit for a .279 average in 315 at bats, had 9 triples and 20 stolen bases. Worked for 30 years for Marathon Oil.

(b. 1886 d. 1965: Baseball)

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