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 History Players Teams Obituaries Site search Contact UsSponsor a page on Historic Baseball! Click here for detailsWillard MarshallWillard Warren MarshallBorn: Feb. 8, 1921 in Richmond, Va. Died: Nov. 5, 2000Debut: 1942 | Pos:OFHt: 6-1 | Wt: 205 | B:L | T: RYrsGABHHRRBISBBA1112464233116013060414.274>> Visit theWillard Marshall biography on Baseball Almanac for complete statistics.Willard Marshall who hadan 11-year career as an outfielder died on Nov. 5, 2000. In 1942, he made the NewYork Giants roster in spring training. He hit .257 that season with 11home runs and 59 RBI. His career was put on hold in 1943 when he beganthree years of service in the military during World War II. He returned to the Giantsin 1946 and hit .282 with 13 home runs.  His best season in the majorscame in 1947 when he hit .291 with 36 home runs and 107 RBI for the Giants.On July 18, he hit 3 consecutive home runs in a game against the Reds.  In 1949, the Giants tradedWillard Marshall, Sid Gordon, Buddy Kerr and Sam Webb to the Braves forAlvin Dark and Eddie Stanky. He played for the Braves from 1950 to 1952when he was sent to the Reds. In Dec. 1953, the Reds tradedMarshall to the White Sox for Rocky Krsnich, Connie Ryan and Saul Rogovin.