Nap Lajoie

Birth Name: Napoléon Lajoie

Date of Birth: September 5, 1874

Place of Birth: Woonsocket, Rhode Island, United States

Date of Death: February 7, 1959

Place of Death: Daytona Beach, Florida

Ethnicity: French-Canadian

Nap Lajoie was an American professional baseball player. He was a second baseman and player-manager. He was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1937, as a Cleveland Indians player.

Nap was the son of Celina (Geurtin) and Jean Baptiste Lajoie.

Nap’s maternal grandparents were Pierre Guertin and Angalique Pareau.

Sources: http://baseballhall.org

Genealogy of Nap Lajoie – https://www.geni.com

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