Marshall Wright

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For the Assistant Secretary of State, see Marshall Wright (diplomat), for the member of the Arkansas House of Representatives see Marshall Wright (politician)

Marshall Wright is a baseball historian. Born in LaGrange, Illinois and raised in North Riverside, Illinois, he resides in Quincy, Massachusetts.

Wright graduated from the Bill Kinnamon Umpire School in 1980. He has been an employee of Howe Sportsdata (now SportsTicker) since 1994.

He has written several books on the history of minor league baseball. In 1998, he received the Sporting News - SABR Baseball Research Award for his book on the International League.

Wright has been a member of the Society for American Baseball Research (SABR) since 1987.

In 1998, Wright and fellow baseball historian Bill Weiss were chosen by minor league baseball to choose The National Baseball Association's top 100 minor league teams.


"SABR Awards - The Sporting News-SABR Baseball Research Award". SABR: Bringing the History of Baseball to the Web. Archived from the original on 2006-07-10. Retrieved 2006-04-13.


  • Nineteenth Century Baseball: Year-By-Year Statistics for the Major League Teams, 1871 Through 1900 (ISBN 0-7864-0181-8)
  • The American Association: Year-By-Year Statistics for the Baseball Minor League, 1902-1952 (ISBN 0-7864-0316-0)
  • The International League: Year-by-year Statistics, 1884-1953 (ISBN 0-7864-2267-X)
  • The National Association of Base Ball Players, 1857-1870 (ISBN 0-7864-0779-4).
  • The Southern Association in Baseball, 1885-1961 (ISBN 0-7864-1291-7)
  • The Texas League in Baseball, 1888-1958 (ISBN 0-7864-1802-8)

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