Eddie Matthews

Birth Name: Edwin Lee Matthews

Date of Birth: October 13, 1931

Place of Birth: Texarkana, Texas, U.S.

Date of Death: February 18, 2001

Place of Death: La Jolla, California, U.S.

Ethnicity: German, English, Irish

Eddie Matthews was an American professional baseball player. He was a third baseman for Major League Baseball (MLB). He played most of his career for the Milwaukee/Atlanta Braves, and is in the Baseball Hall of Fame as a Braves player.

Eddie was the son of Eloise and Edwin Matthews.

Eddie’s paternal grandfather was named Bert Edward Matthews. Bert was born in Mississippi.

Eddie’s paternal grandmother was Rose Lee Deatherage (the daughter of Alfred B. Deatherage and Sarah Malissa Ray).

Eddie’s maternal grandfather was George Lewis Hess (the son of George Adam Hess and Mary M. Becker).

Eddie’s maternal grandmother was Minnie May Land (the daughter of Charles Lang and Mary Ann Marquart).

Sources: https://www.findagrave.com

Obituary of Eddie’s father – https://www.findagrave.com (Eddie Matthews fathers obituary)

Obituary of Eddie’s mother – https://www.findagrave.com

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