Final Resting Place:
Hillside Memorial Park
6001 W Centinela Ave
Culver City, California, 90045
Grave Location:Courts Of The Book, Isaiah, Wall V, Crypt 340
Grave Location Description
As you walk into the mausoleum go straight ahead and when you’re facing Jack Benny’s tomb, simply walk left (east) past Eddie Cantor’s crypt, and through the door, out onto a small, outdoor walkway lined with glass-enclosed rooms, and featuring a low, round fountain. The glass room in front of you, to the right side, is labeled “Landon.” This is where Michael Landon, the star of TV’s “Bonanza,” “Little House on the Prairie,” and “Highway to Heaven.” is interred. Now turn right and walk along the wall and you will find Dinah Shore, Max Factor and Hank Greenberg.
Grave Location GPS33.979582, -118.387975
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Videos Featuring Hank Greenberg:
popular name: Tony Conigliaro
date_of_death: February 24, 1990
cause_of_death: Pneumonia and kidney failure
best_know_for: Tony C was a phenomenal baseball player who, in his first at bat for the Boston Red Sox hit a towering home run on the first pitch. During his 1964 rookie season, Conigliaro batted .290 with 24 home runs and 52 RBI in 111 games. At the age of 22, at age 22, he not only reached a career total of 100 home runs, but attained that milestone at the youngest age for an American League player. Sadly his promising career was derailed by a fastball to the face that left him with debilitating injuries.
popular name: Babe Ruth
date_of_death: August 16, 1948
cause_of_death: Cancer - an inoperable malignant tumor at the base of his skull and in his neck
best_know_for: Considered by many to be the greatest baseball player of all time, over the course of his career, Babe Ruth went on to break baseball's most important slugging records, including most years leading a league in home runs, most total bases in a season, and highest slugging percentage for a season. In all, Ruth hit 714 home runs—a mark that stood until 1974. The Bambino was among the first five players inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame.
popular name: Buck Redfern
date_of_death: September 8, 1964
best_know_for: George "Buck" Redfern was an infielder in Major League Baseball where he played for the Chicago White Sox. In his short two years as a professional ball player he batted a mere .218 with zero home runs and only 38 runs batted in. It's no surprise that Buck is not in the Baseball Hall of Fame.