Walter James Vincent Maranville
Born: November 11, 1891, Springfield, Massachusetts
Died: January 5, 1954, New York, New York
Boston Braves (1912-1920, 1929-1933, 1935), Pittsburgh Pirates (1921-1924), Chicago Cubs (1925), Brooklyn Robins (1926), St. Louis Cardinals (1927-1928)
Elected to the Hall of Fame by Baseball Writers: 1954
This Day in Baseball History
On May 17, 1912, historic Fenway Park in Boston is officially dedicated, as the Red Sox play host to the Chicago White Sox. Playing in front of an overflow crowd, the Red Sox lose the game, 5-2.