Nap Lajoie’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Sep 5, 1874

Death Date

Feb 7, 1959

Age of Death

84 years

Cause of Death

Pneumonia

Place of Death

Feb 7, 1959

Profession

Baseball Player

The baseball player Nap Lajoie died at the age of 84. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Slick-hitting second baseman who was one of the biggest stars in baseball at the turn of the century, collecting 3,252 hits during his 21-year career. He became the first player in baseball history to have a team named after him: the Cleveland Bronchos became the Cleveland Naps.

He was married to Myrtle Lajoie until her death in 1951.