The Obit For Ed Wolfe

Edward (Ed) Wolfe, 80

The North County Times, 3/11/2009

Edward (Ed) Wolfe, 80, a native of Escondido and former Major League Baseball player, passed away Tuesday, March 3, 2009.

Ed graduated from Escondido Union High School in 1946 and then served for two years as a paratrooper in the U.S. Army, spending a year in Japan.

Following his discharge from the service, he enrolled at Fullerton Junior College, where he signed a baseball contract to pitch for the Pittsburgh Pirates' minor league team in Indianapolis. His career as a pitcher spanned eight seasons at Modesto, Bartlesville, OK, Charleston, SC, New Orleans, with the Pittsburgh Pirates in the National League, and concluding with the Hollywood Stars of the old Pacific Coast League in 1954 and 1955.

Interment has been set for 1 p.m., Monday, March 16, at Oak Hill Memorial Park, Escondido.

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