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Frederick Marberry

  • Bats Right, Throws Right
  • Height 6' 1", Weight 190 lb.

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Firpo Marberry received his nickname because of a supposed resemblance to Argentine boxer Luis Firpo, who challenged for the Heavyweight championship shortly after Marberry was called up. Marberry hated the nickname, and preferred to be known as Fred.

One of the ten best relievers according to The Relief Pitcher for being the most dominant reliever of his era.

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  • 6-time AL Games Pitched Leader (1924-1926, 1928, 1929 & 1932)
  • 5-time AL Saves Leader (1924-1926, 1929 & 1932)
  • 15 Wins Seasons: 5 (1929-1931, 1933 & 1934)
  • 200 Innings Pitched Seasons: 3 (1929, 1931 & 1933)
  • Won a World Series with the Washington Senators in 1924

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