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Martin Whiteford (Slats) Marion

"Hell, I didn't think anybody could beat us"
(Referring to the 1942 Cardinal team)

1952 Topps Marty Marion Card Front
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        Marty Marion  played his entire career in St. Louis, 11 years with the Cardinals and 1 plus year with the Browns as a
player/manager. An 8 time All Star, "Slats" was voted NL MVP in 1944. Marty began his managing career in 1951,
piloting the Cardinals to an 81-73 season. In '52 & 53, he moved to the AL and managed the Browns. 
Completed his ML managing career with the White Sox from 1954-1956.

 

1952 Bowman Marty Marion Card Front
1952 Bowman Marty Marion

Marty appeared in the 1951, 1952 and 1953 Bowman sets, but did not appear in a regular issued Topps set.

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