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Marvin James Owen

  • Birth 22 Mar 1906 Agnew, Santa Clara County, California, USA
  • Death 22 Jun 1991 Mountain View, Santa Clara County, California, USA
  • Burial Santa Clara, Santa Clara County, California, USA
  • Memorial ID 7942739

Major League Baseball Player. He was a third baseman making his debut with the Detroit Tigers on For nine seasons, he played with the Detroit Tigers (1931-37), Chicago White Sox (1938-39) and Boston Red Sox (1940). Known as a hard hitting infielder, he helped the Tigers win the American League Pennant in (1934-35) and set a post-season record of most consecutive plate appearances between hits with 31. He concluded his career with a record of 1040 hits, 473 runs scored, 31 homeruns, 497 runs batted in and a .275 batting average. He died from Alzheimer's disease at age 85.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Shiver
  • Added: 2 Oct 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7942739
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Marvin James Owen (22 Mar 1906–22 Jun 1991), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7942739, citing Santa Clara Mission Cemetery, Santa Clara, Santa Clara County, California, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .