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 History Players Teams Obituaries Site search Contact UsSponsor a page on Historic Baseball! Click here for detailsHal MarnieHarry Sylvester MarnieBorn: July 6, 1918 in Philadelphia,PA Died: Jan. 7, 2002Debut: 1940 | Pos:2B, 3B, SSHt: 6’1″ | Wt: 178 | B:R | T: RYrsGABHHRRBISBBA396222490151.221>> Visit theHal Marnie biography on Baseball Almanac for complete statistics.Hal Marnie appeared in 96games with the Philadelphia Phillies from 1940-1942 as a utility infielder.He died on Jan. 7, 2002 in Philadelphia. He drove in 15 runs and hit.221 in his career, gathering 49 hits in 222 at-bats. In a game on May 18, 1941,the Phillies lost 6-5 to the Cardinals, but St. Louis lost rookie catcherWalker Cooper when his shoulder is injured as he was run over by Marnieat the plate. Marnie scored a run. Following baseball’s breakafter the tragic events of Sept. 11, a Philadelphia columnist asked Marnieabout what it was like to be playing baseball at a time others were awayfighting World War II. “We were trying to win, butyou always thought about the guys not there and that we were at war,” Marniesaid in a column appearing at www.phillyburbs.com.  “I don’t thinkwe had our heart and soul into it. That was a long time ago, but guys todaymight feel the same way.” Sources: phillyburbs.com,baseball encyclopedia