Red Shannon

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Red Shannon
Red Shannon.jpg
Infielder
Born: (1897-02-11)February 11, 1897
Jersey City, New Jersey
Died: April 12, 1970(1970-04-12) (aged 73)
Jersey City, New Jersey
Batted: Both Threw: Right
MLB debut
October 7, 1915, for the Boston Braves
Last MLB appearance
June 2, 1926, for the Chicago Cubs
MLB statistics
Batting average .259
Home runs 0
Runs batted in 91
Teams

Maurice Joseph "Red" Shannon (February 11, 1897 – April 12, 1970) born in Jersey City, New Jersey was an Infielder

for the Boston Braves (1915), Philadelphia Athletics (1917–19 and 1920–21), Boston Red Sox (1919), Washington Senators (1920) and Chicago Cubs (1926).

In parts of seven seasons, he played in 310 games and had 1,070 At Bats, 124 Runs, 277 Hits, 38 Doubles, 22 Triples, 91 RBI, 21 Stolen Bases, 109 Walks, a .259 Batting Average, .334 On-base percentage, .336 Slugging Percentage, 359 Total Bases and 29 Sacrifice Hits.

He was the twin brother of Joe Shannon, and the two played on the Braves during the 1915 season. He died in his hometown at the age of 73.

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