Donald Eric “Boob” McNair

Donald Eric “Boob” McNair

Meridian, Lauderdale County, Mississippi, USA
Death 11 Mar 1949 (aged 39)
Meridian, Lauderdale County, Mississippi, USA
Burial Meridian, Lauderdale County, Mississippi, USA
Memorial ID 14878385 · View Source
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Major League Baseball Player. He was an infielder making his debut for the Philadelphia Athletics on September 20, 1929. In 1930, he was a member of the Philadelphia Athletics World Series Championship and led the American League in double with 47 in 1932. For fourteen seasons, he played with the Philadelphia Athletics (1929-35), Boston Red Sox (1936-38), Chicago White Sox (1939-40) and Detroit Tigers (1941-42). He finished his career with a record of 592 runs scored, 1240 hits, 82 home runs, 633 runs batted in and a .274 batting average. He died of a heart attack at age 39.

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  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Donald Eric “Boob” McNair (12 Apr 1909–11 Mar 1949), Find a Grave Memorial no. 14878385, citing Magnolia Cemetery, Meridian, Lauderdale County, Mississippi, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .