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Marv Olson

Marv Olson
Second baseman
Born: (1907-05-28)May 28, 1907
Gayville, South Dakota
Died: February 5, 1998(1998-02-05) (aged 90)
Tyndall, South Dakota
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
September 13, 1931 for the Boston Red Sox
Last MLB appearance
April 30, 1933 for the Boston Red Sox
Career statistics
Batting average .241
Home runs 0
Runs batted in 30

Marvin Clement Olson [Sparky] (May 28, 1907 – February 5, 1998) was a second baseman in Major League Baseball who played from 1931 through 1933 for the Boston Red Sox. Listed at 5 ft 7 in (1.70 m), 160 lb., Olson batted and threw right-handed. A native of Gayville, South Dakota, he attended Luther College.

In a three-season career, Olson was a .241 hitter (110-for-403) with 67 runs and 30 RBI in 133 games, including 15 doubles, six triples and one stolen base with no home runs.

Olson died at the age of 90 in Tyndall, South Dakota.

External links

  • Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference (Minors)
  • Retrosheet

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