Forest Lawn Cemetery
Davis Robertson was born in 1889 in Portsmouth, Va. Attended North Carolina State College and left in 1912 to play for the New York Giants. During this time he also played outfield for the Pittsburgh Pirates and the Chicago Cubs. Robertson set numerous records during his ten years playing professional baseball. Robertson passed away in 1970 in Virginia Beach.
Associated Press, “Davis Robertson, Series Star, Dies,” Boston Globe, November 6, 1970. Also see Davis Robertson, at FindAGrave.com, available from http://www.findagrave.com/cgibin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=7002719 (accessed on July 4, 2012). Photo from FindAGrave.com.
Biographical information provided by Norfolk Bureau of Cemeteries.
Visitor Hours: Sunrise to Sunset
Office hours: Monday to Sunday 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Free parking inside cemetery.
Admission Cost: Free
Address: 8100 Granby Street, Norfolk, VA 23505
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