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Clyde Jennings Manion
Birth: Oct. 30, 1896
Jefferson City
Cole County
Missouri, USA
Death: Sep. 4, 1967
Wayne County
Michigan, USA

Professional Baseball Player. He played Major League baseball as a catcher for 13 seasons with the Detroit Tigers, the St. Louis Browns, and the Cincinnati Reds. He was nicknamed "Pete" and was mostly a backup catcher during his career. Manion made his Major League debut on May 5, 1920 with the Tigers when he was 23 years old and was the backup to Johnny Bassler through 1927. He then signed on to play with St. Louis from 1928 to 1930. In 1931 he played in the minor leagues with Milwaukee of the American Association and at the end of the season, he was selected by Cincinnati in the 1931 Rule 5 draft. Manion was the backup catcher to Ernie Lombardi through 1934 before retiring from the game. During his career, he played in 477 games and had a .218 batting average. He died at his residence in Detroit, Michigan in 1967 when he was 70 years old. (bio by: K Guy) 
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  Marion W. Manion (1906 - 1994)*
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Holy Sepulchre Cemetery
Oakland County
Michigan, USA
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Originally Created by: K Guy
Record added: Feb 24, 2008
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