Red Shannon

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Maurice Joseph Shannon

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Infielder Red Shannon was the twin brother of Joe Shannon. They were teammates on the 1915 Boston Braves and were the first set of twins to play together.

Shannon played seven years in the majors, all as an infielder, and was the youngest player in the league when he made his debut in 1915 (listed as tied with his brother).

He was with Louisville for most of 1923-29, hitting .340 in 1924.

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