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Cynthia Esposito Capritta

Cynthia Esposito Capritta

Cynthia Esposito Capritta

Cynthia Esposito Capritta

Cynthia Esposito Capritta

Profile Information

  • Maiden Name: Normine
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  • Hometown: Everett, MA (US)
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  • Born: November 8, 1933
  • Died: May 24, 2006

Cynthia Esposito CaprittaHistory

Team Position Uniform #
1950 Rockford Peaches

Cynthia became the mother of Mike Esposito, star running back at Wilmington, MA high school, a member of the Boston College Hall of Fame, and a running back and special teams captain for the Atlanta Falcons in the mid-1970s.  In a June 25, 1975 interview with Gerry Finn of the Springfield [MA]  Union Newspaper, Mike noted that his mother once played professional baseball.  "She was a centerfielder and a good one," he stated.

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Cynthia A. Normine Esposito Capritta of Wilmington [MA] played as an outfielder for the Rockford Peaches in 1950 under her maiden name, Cynthia Normine, and was a beloved wife, mother, aunt, and friend.

Funeral arrangements were from the W.S. Cavanaugh and Son Funeral home, 374 Main Street (Rt. 38) Wilmington, on Friday morning at 9:15 A.M.  Funeral mass at St. Thomas Church at 10:30 A.M. Interment followed in the family lot Wildwood Cemetery, in Wilmington.

Author: Boston Herald

Contributed By: Merrie Fidler

Copyright: Boston Herald, May 25, 2006


LeagueBatting Record

Year Ga AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO AVG
1950 -10 - - - - - - - - - - .000

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