The Obit For Bobby Risenhoover

Checotah native, ex-minor leaguer dies at 75

The Muskogee Phoenix
Thursday, November 1, 2012

Bobby Risenhoover, who had minor league stints with several minor league teams in the 1950s and 1960s, died Wednesday in Checotah. He was 75.

Risenhoover played for the Class D Geneva (N.Y.) Redlegs, the Class A Savannah (Ga.) Reds and the Triple-A San Diego Padres of the then-Pacific Coast League.

Funeral services are Monday at the First Freewill Baptist Church in Checotah.