Eric McNair

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For the Victoria Cross recipient, see Eric Archibald McNair.
Eric McNair
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Shortstop
Born: (1909-04-12)April 12, 1909
Meridian, Mississippi
Died: March 11, 1949(1949-03-11) (aged 39)
Meridian, Mississippi
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
September 20, 1929 for the Philadelphia Athletics
Last MLB appearance
September 19, 1942 for the Philadelphia Athletics
Career statistics
Batting average .274
Home runs 82
Runs batted in 633
Teams
Career highlights and awards

Donald Eric McNair (April 12, 1909 – March 11, 1949), was a Major League Baseball shortstop from 1929 to 1942. He played for the Philadelphia Athletics, Boston Red Sox, Detroit Tigers, and Chicago White Sox. In his first season as a major league regular (1932), he led the American League in doubles with 47.

McNair died of a heart attack at the age of 39.[1]

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  1. ^ "Eric McNair's Obit". thedeadballera.com. Retrieved 2010-10-27.

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