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Faye Thorneberry

Maynard Faye Thorneberry
Born: June 22, 1931 in Fisherville, Tenn.
Died: April 26, 1999 in Memphis, Tenn.
Debut: 1952 | Pos: OF
H: 5'11" | W: 185 | B: L | T: R
 
YR G AB R H HR RBI SB BA
8 521 1302 152 307 29 137 23 .236

>> Visit the Faye Thorneberry biography on Baseball Almanac for complete statistics.


Faye Thorneberry, who spent eight seasons in the major leagues, died on April 26, 1999 in Memphis, Tenn.

The older brother of Marv Thorneberry, Faye appeared in 521 games in the major leagues. He hit .236 in his career with 29 home runs and 137 runs batted in.

His most productive season came in 1959 with Washington when he hit .251 in 327 at-bats with 10 home runs and 42 RBI.

On May 4, 1952, he hit a grand slam off Early Wynn who also died in 1999.