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Jim Marshall Baseball Player and Manager

Posted: Fri Dec 13, 2019 12:58 pm
by caappy
Rufus James Marshall (born May 25, 1931) is a former first baseman, manager and coach in American Major League Baseball. Marshall managed the Chicago Cubs (1974–76) and the Oakland Athletics (1979) but never enjoyed a winning season in either post. His career big-league managing record was 229–326 (.413) and his 1979 A's squad lost 108 of 162 games (.333). Born in Danville, Illinois, and raised in Long Beach, California.

As player:
Baltimore Orioles (1958)
Chicago Cubs (1958–1959)
San Francisco Giants (1960–1961)
New York Mets (1962)
Pittsburgh Pirates (1962)
Chunichi Dragons (1963–1965)

As manager:
Chicago Cubs (1974–1976)
Oakland Athletics (1979)

Sent him 2 cards on 29 Nov and got them back signed 13 Dec.

Mr Jim Marshall
19700 N 76th St Apt 1091
Scottsdale, AZ 85255

Re: Jim Marshall Baseball Player and Manager

Posted: Thu Dec 19, 2019 12:41 pm
by admin
Hi again caappy :)

Thank you for your feedback {up}

Would you have a scan of the picture and envelope you received please?
If so, you are in the run for the $10 gift certificate.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jim_Marshall_(baseball)
https://www.baseball-reference.com/play ... ji01.shtml

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