Bill Knickerbocker

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William Hart Knickerbocker (Knick)

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Bill Knickerbocker was an infielder, mostly a shortstop, for 14 seasons in Organized Ball from 1930 to 1943, ten in the Major Leagues and four in the minors. Knickerbocker served in the U.S. Army as a Private First Class during World War II and never returned to baseball afterwards. He died at age 51 at Palm Drive Hospital in Sebastopol, CA from a heart attack and is buried at Golden Gate National Cemetery in San Bruno, CA.

VA/Cemetery records: Knickerbocker, William Hart, b. 12/29/1911, d. 09/08/1963, PFC US ARMY, Plot: 1042, buried 09/12/1963, Buried at: Section 2E Site 1042 Golden Gate National Cemetery, 1300 Sneath Lane, San Bruno, CA 94066.

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