Chester Zedricks Obit

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Chester Zedricks
Obit - Old Time Booster For Baseball Is Dead Chester...
Old Time Booster For Baseball Is Dead Chester Zedricks is dead. His burial takes place tomorrow. Like Charles Watts, (Snowball) he was prominent in baseball for many years. Early in the State League, Tri - State, and later the Inter - State, New York - Pennsylvania League; "Ches" Zedricks could be seen daily in a carriage. He went all over the city and his cry was "Baseball Today, Island Park. If there happened to be rain he would tell about the game being called off. He was a big factor with the old H. A. C, when "Billy" Tunis, the late W. Harry Baker, the late Mercer B. Tate, and many others were in charge of the game here. He was frequently hired to announce other events. He resided in his early days on Chestnut street near Fourth, and when mar ried, after his mother's death, moved to West Harrisburg. He died at his home 1318 Williams street. His wife Lucy Zedricks survives with two sisters, Mrs. George Winters, this city and Miss Ber tha Zedricks, North Wales. Until his illness he was employed at the Elks Home on special occasions.

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  1. Harrisburg Telegraph,
  2. 21 Jan 1942, Wed,
  3. Page 13

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