Date and Place of Birth: March 27, 1906 Canton, Ohio
Died: November 23, 1955 Concord, California
Rank: Seaman First-Class
Military Unit: US Navy
Area Served: United States
was still with the Oaks when he entered military service with the
Navy in 1943. Stationed at Livermore Naval Air Station in
“Fred” Tauby (born Taubensee) was born on March 27, 1906 in
In 1937, Tauby was back in the major leagues playing 11 games with the Philadelphia Phillies. Through the late 1930s, he continued to play in the minor leagues with the Baltimore Orioles and the Birmingham Barons before signing with the Oakland Oaks of the Pacific Coast League in 1941.
With Ray Lamanno
serving as manager in 1944, Tauby, an all-star selection, batted
.516 for the club and helped them to the first half title in West
Coast Army-Navy League. The
Tauby played for
Fred Tauby worked as a wholesale liquor
salesman after retiring from baseball. He died at the age of 49, of
a cerebral hemorrhage on November 23, 1955, in a
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