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Max Bishop

  • Birth 5 Sep 1899 Waynesboro, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Death 24 Feb 1962 Waynesboro, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Burial Woodlawn, Baltimore County, Maryland, USA
  • Plot West Winans Section, Lot 22, Grave 11
  • Memorial ID 4807

Major League Baseball Player. Born in in Waynesboro, Pennsylvania, he was a second baseman making his debut for the Philadelphia Athletics on April 15, 1924. For twelve season he played with the Philadelphia Athletics (1924-33) and Boston Red Sox in (1934-35). For three consecutive seasons (1929-31), he played for the Philadelphia Athletics in 18 World Series games without committing an error. He ended his career with a record of 1216 hits, 966 runs scored, 41 homeruns, 379 runs batted in, 2.71 batting average and a .976 fielding percentage. After he retired, he was the head baseball coach at the US Navy Academy Maryland, 1938 to 1962, posting a record of 306 wins and 143 loss. He died at age 62 in Waynesboro, Pennsylvania.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith





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  • Added: 20 Mar 1999
  • Find A Grave Memorial 4807
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Max Bishop (5 Sep 1899–24 Feb 1962), Find A Grave Memorial no. 4807, citing Woodlawn Cemetery, Woodlawn, Baltimore County, Maryland, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .