From SABR Encyclopedia
| Edward Oliver Chandler
|| 6' 2"
|| 1917-2-17 at Pinson, AL (US)
|| 2003-7-6 at Las Vegas, NV (US)
was a professional player.
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- Resided in Los Angeles, California in 1952 and 1953.
- Self-identified as being of Irish ancestry.
- Nickname is "Eddie".
- Height listed as 5'11" in 1952 Pacific Coast League Thumbnail Sketches
- Was given his outright release and told to quit baseball as a profession after starting his pro career in 1941 with Pocatello of the Pioneer League.
- Attended Idaho Southern College, now Idaho State, in Pocatello.
- Appeared in 36 games for Fort Worth in the 1946 Texas League and was taken out only four times; started 29 games and went the distance 26 times.
- Pitched for an all-star team on Guam with such teammates as Joe Gordon, Howie Pollet, Tex Hughson, Birdie Tebbets and Red Ruffing helping him with his pitching.
- Was named to the Texas League all-star teams in 1946, 1948 and 1949.
Outside of baseball
- Went into the U.S. Army Air Corps in 1943 and remained there until 1945.
- 1952 Pacific Coast League Thumbnail Sketches.
- 1953 Pacific Coast League Sketch Book.
- Social Security Death Index (SSN: 518-18-2634). shows he was born on January 31, 1917