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 Max Bishop

Max Bishop

Birth
Waynesboro, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 24 Feb 1962 (aged 62)
Waynesboro, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Woodlawn, Baltimore County, Maryland, USA
Plot West Winans Section, Lot 22, Grave 11
Memorial ID 4807 · View Source
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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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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 21 Mar 1999
  • Find A Grave Memorial 4807
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : 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 .