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Marv Breeding

Marvin Eugene Breeding
Born: March 8, 1934 in Decatur, Ala.
Died: December 31 in 2006, Decatur, Ala.
Debut: 1960 | Pos: 2B/3B
H: 6' | W: 175 | B: R | T: R

Yrs G AB R H HR RBI SB BA
4 415 1268 154 317 7 92 19 .250

>> Visit the Marv Breeding biography on Baseball Almanac for complete statistics.


Marv Breeding, an infielder who played in 415 games in the major leagues, died on Dec. 31, 2006 in Decatur, Ala. He was 72.

Breeding hit .250 in 1,268 at-bats with seven home runs and 92 RBIs. He played in 415 games over four seasons.

Breeding made his debut with Baltimore in 1960 and played for the team in 1961 and 1962. His most productive season came in 1960 when he hit .267 with three home runs and 43 RBI in 551 at-bats.

In December 1962, he was traded by the Orioles, along with Art Quick and Barry Shetrone, to Washington for Bob Johnson and Pete Burnside. In July 1963, Washington traded him to the Dodgers for Ed Roebuck.