Port Washington, Ohio: Cy Young's Winged Baseball Grave

A heavenly-winged baseball tombstone bas relief and accumulated tokens of appreciation make this a special site for fans of pitching legend Cy Young (1867-1955).

Address:
1617 OH Hwy 258, Port Washington, OH
Directions:
In the small cemetery just east of the Peoli United Methodist Church, on the south side of OH-258. The grave is north of the main driveway through the cemetery.
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Cy Young's Grave.

Cy Young's Grave

Baseball pitcher Cy Young is claimed by the town of Newcomerstown as their favorite son, but he was actually born about ten miles away in the smaller town of Gilmore, and is buried about ten miles further away in the even smaller town of Peoli. His grave is rather plain, but it includes a baseball with wings in bas-relief. It is located north of the main driveway through the cemetery, and just east of the church. It is common for visitors to leave baseball hats, gloves, and other trinkets at the gravesite.

[signmanjoe, 12/04/2022]

Cy Young's winged baseball gravestone.

Cy Young's Tombstone

Cy Young's winged baseball gravestone is decorated with many baseball fan offerings.

[Brooke Chesson-Riedel, 11/28/2019]

Cy Young grave.

Cy Young's Tombstone

In Peoli, Ohio it's easy to find the tombstone of one of baseball's greatest players of all time. Out in the middle of Amish country in a very small cemetery you'll find Cy's grave marker with baseballs and other offerings from well wishing fans.

[Michael Nieto, 02/13/2015]

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