Place of Birth:
December 20, 1915 Bellevue, Iowa
August 6, 2000 Torrance, California
Baseball Experience: Major League
Military Unit: US Army
Pacific Theater of Operations
Major League Stats:
Marv Felderman on Baseball-Almanac
Marvin W “Marv” Felderman was born on December
20, 1915 in Bellevue, Iowa. He played for Norfolk of the Nebraska State League in 1936
and batted .306 in 89 games. The young catcher spent the next two
seasons with Duluth of the Northern
League before joining Lenoir of the Tar Heel League in 1939 where he
Felderman advanced to
of the Southern Association in 1939 and made his major league debut
with the Chicago Cubs on April 19, 1942, appearing in three games
before spending the rest of the season with
of the Class AA International League.
Felderman entered military
service the following year and was stationed with the Navy at
Great Lakes throughout 1943. The following year he
served in Hawaii and was stationed
at Kaneohe Bay Naval Air Station where he regularly played baseball.
He also played in the 1945 Navy World Series in
He was discharged from service
at the end of 1945 and played for
of the American Association in 1946. He never returned to the major
leagues and continued to play in the minors until 1951.
Marv Felderman passed away on August 6, 2000 in
Torrance, California. He was 84.
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