Philip “Babe” Marchildon

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Philip “Babe” Marchildon

Birth
Penetanguishene, Simcoe County, Ontario, Canada
Death 10 Jan 1997 (aged 83)
Toronto, Toronto Municipality, Ontario, Canada
Burial Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend
Memorial ID 15554640 · View Source
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Major League Baseball Player. A native of Penetanguishene, Ontario, Canada, he was a pitcher for nine seasons (1940 to 1942, 1945 to 1950) with the Philadelphia Athletics and Boston Red Sox. His best year was 1947 when he had a season high 19 victories. During World War II, Marchildon served in the Royal Canadian Air Force (1943 to 1945) and was held prisoner of war by the Germans for nine months after his plane was shot down. In a career 185 games, Marchildon won 68, lost 75 with a 3.93 lifetime ERA.

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: C.S.
  • Added: 30 Aug 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 15554640
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Philip “Babe” Marchildon (25 Oct 1913–10 Jan 1997), Find A Grave Memorial no. 15554640, ; Maintained by Find A Grave Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend.