Max Frederick Bishop
(Tilly or Camera Eye)
Position: Second Baseman
Bats: Left, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 8", Weight: 165 lb.
Born: September 5, 1899 in Waynesboro, PA
School: Baltimore City Community College (Baltimore
Debut: April 15, 1924 (Age 24.223, 5,368th in MLB history)
vs. WSH 4 AB, 1 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1924 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Athletics/RedSox 1924-1935
Last Game: September 21, 1935 (Age 36.016)
vs. NYY 0 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Died: February 25, 1962 in Waynesboro, PA
Buried: Woodlawn Cemetery, Baltimore, MD
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