Mark Koenig

Mark Koenig
Mark Koenig

Born: July 19, 1904(1904-07-19)
San Francisco, California
Died: April 22, 1993(1993-04-22) (aged 88)
Willows, California
Batted: Switch Threw: Right 
MLB debut
September 8, 1925 for the New York Yankees
Last MLB appearance
September 27, 1936 for the New York Giants
Career statistics
Batting average     .279
Hits     1,190
Runs batted in     443
Career highlights and awards

Mark Anthony Koenig (July 19, 1904 – April 22, 1993) was an American shortstop in Major League Baseball. He played for 12 seasons from 1925–1936. He was the starting shortstop for the New York Yankees 1927 Murderers' Row team, and was the last surviving member of that legendary team. Born in San Francisco, California, Koenig also played for the Detroit Tigers, Chicago Cubs, Cincinnati Reds and New York Giants. He died at age 88 in Willows, California.

Koenig appeared as himself in the 1942 movie The Pride of the Yankees.

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