Ollie Marquardt

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Albert Ludwig Marquardt

  • Bats Right, Throws Right
  • Height 5' 9", Weight 156 lb.

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Biographical Information[edit]

Ollie Marquardt appeared in 17 games for the Boston Red Sox in 1931. He was a 28-year-old rookie second baseman, playing in a year when the Red Sox tried nine players at second base. Rabbit Warstler, who only played 42 games at second, nevertheless was the player who got the most games at the position that year for the Red Sox.

Ollie started and ended his career in the III League. Initially a pitcher, he went 19-14 for Peoria in 1921. He made his mark as a hitter with a .322 batting average for Nashville in 1930. His last year as a professional player was 1942.

In the late 1930s and early 1940s Marquardt managed at Cedar Rapids, winning three pennants. In 1944 he managed the Toledo Mud Hens to a 95-58 finish. In all, he managed from 1937 to 1945.

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