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Marius Ugo Russo

  • Birth 19 Jul 1914 Bay Ridge, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
  • Death 26 Mar 2005 Fort Myers, Lee County, Florida, USA
  • Burial Fort Myers, Lee County, Florida, USA
  • Memorial ID 10714870

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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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
  • Added: 1 Apr 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 10714870
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : 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 .