Wreaths Across America: **Attention Family Pass Holders** - Published: Monday, December 10, 2018

The Arlington National Cemetery Welcome Center parking garage is now full for Wreaths Across America, Dec. 15. Recommend all non-registered family pass holders to park at the Pentagon's North or South Parking Lot and walk to the cemetery.

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Sports Figures


Doubleday gravestone

Abner Doubleday - Doubleday was a Brevet Brigadier General in the US Army. Doubleday is often credited with having invented baseball. (Section 1, site 61)

Dwight Davis - He served in the United States Army during World War I and was Secretary of War under President Calvin Coolidge. He is known for establishing the "Davis Cup" as a trophy for excellence in international tennis competition. (Section 2, 4962).

Joe Louis - Tech. 5 Joe “Louis” Barrow "The Brown Bomber" - held the title of Heavyweight Champion of the World longer and defended it more times than any other boxer in history. As a sergeant during World War II, he donated $100,000 to Army and Navy relief efforts and fought 96 exhibition matches for more than 2 million troops. (Section 7A, site 172).

Spottswood Poles - One of the best baseball players in the Negro Leagues during the early 1900s. His batting average in 1914 was 487. (Section 42, site 2324).