Marius Ugo Russo

Marius Ugo Russo

Birth
Bay Ridge, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
Death 26 Mar 2005 (aged 90)
Fort Myers, Lee County, Florida, USA
Burial Fort Myers, Lee County, Florida, USA
Memorial ID 10714870 · View Source
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Professional Baseball Player. Born in Brooklyn, New York, he made his debut with the New York Yankees as a left handed pitcher on June 6, 1939, and finished the season with an 8-3 record. He won 14 games in each of the 1940 and 1941 seasons and was named to the All-Star team in the 1941 season. He started a game in each of the 1941 and 1943 World Series and was a winner in both. His career World Series record was 2-0 with a 0.50 ERA in 18 innings pitched. He finished his career in 1946 with a 45-34 record, 680.2 innings pitched, five saves, 311 strikeouts and a 3.13 ERA. He passed away in Fort Myers, Florida, of natural causes at age 90.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
  • Added: 1 Apr 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 10714870
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Marius Ugo Russo (19 Jul 1914–26 Mar 2005), Find A Grave Memorial no. 10714870, citing Fort Myers Memorial Gardens, Fort Myers, Lee County, Florida, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .