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Dave Malarcher

Dave Malarcher
Third baseman
Born: (1894-10-18)October 18, 1894
Union Parish, Louisiana
Died: May 11, 1982(1982-05-11) (aged 87)
Chicago, Illinois
Batted: Both Threw: Right
Professional debut
1916 for the Indianapolis ABCs
Last professional appearance
1934 for the Chicago American Giants
Negro league statistics
Batting average .264
Home runs 7
Runs scored 399

Career highlights and awards

David Julius Malarcher (October 18, 1894 – May 11, 1982) was an American third baseman in Negro league baseball. He played for the Indianapolis ABCs, Detroit Stars, and Chicago American Giants from 1916 to 1934.

Malarcher was attending New Orleans University and playing for the New Orleans Eagles at the age of 22 in 1916 when he was picked up by the Indianapolis ABCs who were traveling back from the winter baseball league in Cuba. The ABCs offered him $50 a month for his first contract.

He attended college at Dillard University (formerly New Orleans University).


  • "New Orleans University Produces Baseball Great" Story by Ryan Whirty
  • Negro League Baseball Museum

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