BUY PRINT    May 13, 1911. "Harvard Eddie" Grant, third baseman for the Cincinnati Reds. Gelatin silver print by Paul Thompson. Eddie, a Harvard grad who practiced law after his retirement from baseball, was among the first to enlist in the Army after the United States entered World War I in 1917. An infantry captain, he was killed by an exploding shell in France, where he is buried. | Click image for Comments. | Home