Virgil Lee Garvin
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 3", Weight: 160 lb.
Born: January 1, 1874 in Navasota, TX
Debut: July 13, 1896 (Age 22.194, 1,942nd in MLB history)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1899 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Superbas/Orphans/Brewers/WhiteSox/Phillies/... 1896-1904
Last Game: September 16, 1904 (Age 30.259)
Died: June 16, 1908 in Fresno, CA
Buried: Mountain View Cemetery, Fresno, CA
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News -- August 2013
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News -- May 2013
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News -- May 2012
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News -- April 2012
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News -- July 2011
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News -- June 2011
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News -- May 2010
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