Melvin Thomas Ott (Master Melvin)
Positions: Rightfielder and Third Baseman
Born: March 2, 1909 in Gretna, LA
High School: Gretna HS (Gretna, LA)
Signed as a Free Agent with the New York Giants in 1926. (All Transactions)
Debut: April 27, 1926 (Age 17) vs. PHI 1 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Team: Giants 1926-1947
Final Game: July 11, 1947 (Age 38) vs. STL 1 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Inducted into the Hall of Fame by BBWAA as Player in 1951 (197/226 ballots).
View Mel Ott Page at the Baseball Hall of Fame (plaque, photos, videos).
Died: November 21, 1958 in New Orleans, LA
Buried: Metairie Cemetery, New Orleans, LA
View Player Bio from the SABR BioProject
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