Marty Marion

Marty Marion Autograph on a 1954 Topps Archive (#302)
1917 - 2011

Marty Marion  American Baseball


Martin Whiteford Marion (December 1, 1916 – March 15, 2011) was an American professional baseball player and manager. He played as a shortstop in Major League Baseball from 1940 to 1953. Marion played with the St. Louis Cardinals for the majorit...

First Name Martin
Middle Name Whiteford
Last Name Marion
Full Name at Birth Martin Whiteford Marion
Alternative Name Slats, The Octopus
Age 93 (age at death) years
Birthday 1st December, 1917
Birthplace Richburg, SC
Died 15th March, 2011
Height 6' 2" (188 cm)
Weight W
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
Nationality American
High School Tech (Atlanta, GA)
Occupation Text Former Major League Baseball Player
Occupation Baseball
Baseball Position Shortstop
Bats Right
Throws Right
MLB First Game Date 16th April, 1940
MLB Final Game Date 6th July, 1953
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