Nap Lajoie

Napoléon Lajoie (1874 - 1959)

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Napoléon (Nap) "The Frenchman" Lajoie
Born in Woonsocket, Providence, Rhode Island, United Statesmap
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Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Died in Daytona Beach, Volusia, Florida, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 9 Jul 2016
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Categories: Baseball Hall of Fame | Professional Baseball Players.


Wikipedia bio:

"Napoléon "Nap" Lajoie (September 5, 1874 – February 7, 1959), also known as Larry Lajoie and nicknamed "The Frenchman", was an American professional baseball second baseman and player-manager. He played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Philadelphia Phillies, Philadelphia Athletics (twice), and Cleveland Naps between 1896 and 1916. He managed the Naps from 1905 through 1909."

He was born on September 5, 1874 in Woonsocket, Rhode Island to Jean-Baptiste Lajoie and Celina (Guertin) Lajoie.

He was married to Myrtle (Wallace) Lajoie. They had one daughter, Lillian (Lajoie) Lamoureux.

He is buried in Daytona Beach Memorial Park in Daytona Beach Florida.

Further Reading


  • "United States Census, 1940," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 5 September 2017), Napoleon Lajoie, Lake Worth, Election Precinct 22, Palm Beach, Florida, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 50-40, sheet 4A, line 9, family 89, Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940, NARA digital publication T627. Records of the Bureau of the Census, 1790 - 2007, RG 29. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012, roll 607.
  • Find a Grave, [1], Accessed September 4, 2017.

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