March 31, 1918|
Los Molinos, California
|Died: September 18, 2005
Red Bluff, California
|Batted: Right||Threw: Right|
|September 10, 1946 for the New York Giants|
|Last MLB appearance|
|June 11, 1959 for the St. Louis Cardinals|
|Career highlights and awards|
Marvin Edward Grissom (March 31, 1918 – September 18, 2005) was an American pitcher in Major League Baseball for the New York & San Francisco Giants (1946 and 1953–58), Detroit Tigers (1949), Chicago White Sox (1952), Boston Red Sox (1953) and St. Louis Cardinals (1959). He was born in Los Molinos, California.
He helped the Giants win the 1954 World Series. In that season he was named to the National League All-Star team and finished 24th in voting for NL MVP Award after having a 10–7 win-loss record in 56 games (3 started including 1 complete game, a shutout), 19 saves, 122 ⅓ innings pitched, 64 strikeouts and a 2.35 earned run average.
In 10 seasons he had a 47–45 record, 356 games (52 started), 12 complete games, 3 shutouts, 58 saves, 810 innings pitched, 343 walks, 459 strikeouts and a 3.41 ERA. After his active playing career, Grissom had a 15-year-long tenure as a pitching coach for the Los Angeles/California Angels (1961–66; 1969; 1977–78), White Sox (1967–68), Minnesota Twins (1970–71) and Chicago Cubs (1975–76).
- Regular Season Pitching Statistics at baseball-reference.com
- Biographical Data at baseball-almanac.com
- Postseason Pitching Statistics at baseball-reference.com
- Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors at baseball-reference.com
- An Interview With Marv Grissom at thediamondangle.com
- Lee Grissom Pitching Statistics at baseball-reference.com
- Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference
- Marv Grissom Twins Autograph Timeline
|LA/California Angels pitching coach
|Chicago White Sox pitching coach
|Minnesota Twins pitching coach
|Chicago Cubs pitching coach