Peter Nelson Lapan
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 5' 7", Weight 165 lb.
- Debut September 16, 1922
- Final Game May 3, 1923
- Born June 25, 1891 in Easthampton, MA USA
- Died January 5, 1953 in Norwalk, CA USA
Pete Lapan caught 22 seasons from 1910 to 1931, two in the Major Leagues (1922-1923) and 22 in the minors. He served in the United States Army as a Corporal during World War I(VA). He had two cups of coffee with the Washington Senators in 1922 and 1923. He then worked as an attendant at the State Hospital. He died from lung cancer at age 61 in the VA Hospital in Norwalk, CA and was buried at Los Angeles National Cemetery in Los Angeles, CA.
Cemetery Records:Lapan, Peter Nelson, b. 06/25/1891, d. 01/05/1953, CPL USA CO C 14 INF, Plot: 133 B-16, bur. 01/09/1953,
VA Hospital Records:LAPAN, PETER NELSON CPL US ARMY WORLD WAR I DATE OF BIRTH: 06/25/1891 DATE OF DEATH: 01/05/1953 BURIED AT: SECTION 133 ROW B SITE 16 LOS ANGELES NATIONAL CEMETERY 950 SOUTH SEPULVEDA BOULEVARD LOS ANGELES, CA 90049 (310) 268-4675