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George Hartley McQuinn
- Bats Left, Throws Left
- Height 5' 11", Weight 165 lb.
- Debut April 14, 1936
- Final Game October 2, 1948
- Born May 29, 1910 in Arlington, VA USA
- Died December 24, 1978 in Alexandria, VA USA
 Biographical Information
First baseman George McQuinn began his pro career in the New York Yankees system but was purchased by the Cincinnati Reds prior to the 1936 season. However, he struggled with the Reds and was soon returned to the Yankees organization. After the 1937 season, he was drafted by the St. Louis Browns, and he spent the next eight years as the team's regular first baseman. After spending 1946 with the Philadelphia Athletics, he returned to the Yankees and ended his playing career with the club in 1948.
 Notable Achievements
- 7-time AL All-Star (1939, 1940, 1942, 1944, 1945, 1947 & 1948)
- 20-Home Run Seasons: 1 (1939)
- 100 Runs Scored Seasons: 2 (1938 & 1939)
- Won a World Series with the New York Yankees in 1947
 Related Sites
-  Article on New York Yankees' first basemen of the 1940s in The Hardball Times.