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Rube Marquard

Rube Marquard (Baseball. Born, Cleveland, OH, Oct. 9, 1889; died, Baltimore, MD, June 1, 1980.) Known as the “$11,000 Lemon,” “Rube,” and “Le Marquis” over his career with the Giants and Dodgers, lefthander Richard William Marquard was not a “lemon” at any price and certainly not a “rube.” Marquard got the first nickname when the [...]

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