Marvin Eugene Throneberry
Marvelous Marv Positions: First Baseman, Pinch Hitter and Rightfielder
Bats: Left, Throws: Left
Height: 6' 1", Weight: 190 lb.
Born: September 2, 1933 in Collierville, TN
High School: Southside HS (Memphis, TN) by the Signed New York Yankees as an amateur free agent in 1952.
( All Transactions) Debut: September 25, 1955 (Age 22)
vs. BOS 2 AB, 2 H, 0 HR, 3 RBI, 1 SB Teams (by GP): Athletics/Yankees/Mets/Orioles 1955-1963 Final Game: May 5, 1963 (Age 29)
vs. SFG 1 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Died: June 23, 1994 in Fisherville, TN Buried: First Baptist Church Cemetery, Fisherville, TN
Relatives: Brother of Faye Throneberry
About biographical information
News -- March 2014
3/4 Mets Merized: MMO Fan Shot: How Ed Kranepool Turned Me Into A Mets Fan: An MMO Fan Shot by Elias Conde In 1962, I was 13 years old, my wife Carmen was barely two, President John F. Kennedy was in his ... News -- February 2014
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1/2 MetsMinors.net: Two Great Mets Prospects: Ed Kranepool and Ron Swoboda: Today, when teams discuss trades, prospects have inflated value based on what they MIGHT achieve according to scouts and also ...
1/1 Mets Merized: The Mets’ First Two Great Prospects: Kranepool and Swoboda: Today, when teams discuss trades, prospects have inflated value based on what they MIGHT achieve according to scouts and also ... News -- December 2013
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12/10 Mets Merized: Life Under the Big Top: The Houston Astrodome is coming down as we speak. The following is just one of the memorable games the New York Mets played at ... News -- November 2013
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2/20 Rising Apple: Rising Apple Top Ten: A Mets’ Richard III?: Today I present to you the first entry of a brand-new weekly series: the Rising Apple Top Ten. What you can expect is pretty self-explanatory: ...
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12/4 Through The Fence Baseball: Baseball winter meetings a tradition more than a century old: The Major League Baseball world has descended upon Nashville, Tenn., this week for the annual winter meetings. The winter meetings ... News -- October 2012
10/7 Mets360.com: Remembering the 1962 Mets: I was a junior at Richmond Hill High School in 1962 and I was quite excited that Queens was getting its own baseball team. I grew ... News -- August 2012
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12/13 Mets360.com: May 12 – 16, 1962: The Week The Mets Became Amazin’: Apart from being a Mets fan, I’m a baseball fan. I like to keep abreast of the goings-on of other teams and – as shocking ... News -- May 2011
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