Williams, Marsh

Primary Position: Relief pitcher
Birthplace: Faison

First, Last Names: Marshall McDiarmid Jr.    Nicknames: Cap

Date of Birth:  Feb. 21, 1893  Date and Place of Death: Feb. 22, 1935, Tucson, AZ
Burial: Faison Cemetery, Faison

High School: Undetermined
College: University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC

Bats: R             Throws: R        Height and Weight: 6-180
Debut Year: 1916       Final Year: 1916          Years Played: 1
Team and Year: Philadelphia Athletics, 1916

Career Summary
G         W        L          Sv        ERA     IP         SO       WAR
10        0        6         0          7.89     51.1     17        -2.2

Marsh Williams was among the youngsters Connie Mack recruited from college campuses and brought to Philadelphia in 1916 in a desperate attempt to field a competitive team on the cheap. It was sink or swim, and Williams sank, lasting little more than a month on the worst team in modern baseball history.

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