Walter James Vincent Maranville
Positions: Shortstop and Second Baseman
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 5", Weight: 155 lb.
Born: November 11, 1891 in Springfield, MA
High School: Springfield Tech HS (Springfield, MA)
( All Transactions) September 10, 1912 (Age 20)
Debut: Teams (by GP): Braves/Pirates/Cardinals/Robins/Cubs 1912-1935 Final Game: September 29, 1935 (Age 43)
vs. NYG 4 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 1 RBI, 0 SB Inducted into the Hall of Fame by BBWAA as Player in 1954 (209/252 ballots).
View at the Baseball Hall of Fame (plaque, photos, videos).
Rabbit Maranville Page
Died: January 5, 1954 in New York, NY Buried: St. Michael Cemetery, Springfield, MA
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