George Wright was part of a successful athletic family. His older brother Harry Wright managed Boston Red Stockings team that won six league championships from 1871 to 1878. His father, Samual Wright, was an English-American cricketer while his brother was a star baseball player who was also elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame. George was the father of tennis great Beals Wright, a U.S. Championship winner and Olympic gold medalist, and Irving Wright, U.S. Championship men’s doubles champion.
Final Resting Place:
584 Heath Street
Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, 02467
Grave Location:Field of St. Mary
Grave Location Description
The Wright Family monument stands at the corner of the intersection of St. Mary’s Avenue, Carroll Avenue and White Avenue.