Chapman plaque

This plaque commemorates Ray Chapman in Cleveland.

CLEVELAND -- On Aug. 16, 1920, at the Polo Grounds in New York, Raymond Ray Chapman, star shortstop of the Cleveland Indians, stepped into the batter's box in the fifth inning to face surly New York Yankees pitcher, Carl Mays.

Ray Chapman

Shortstop Ray Chapman was playing shortstop for the Cleveland Indians when he was beaned by pitcher Carl Mays and died during the 1920 season.