Baseball — Marvin Freeman

Marvin Freeman

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Marvin Freeman

Biography Marvin Freeman (born April 10, 1963 in Chicago, Illinois) is a former Major League Baseball pitcher who played from 1986 to 1996 for the Philadelphia Phillies, Atlanta Braves and Colorado Rockies. He worked as both a starting pitcher and a reliever in his career. Biography Nicknamed "Starvin' Marvin" for 180 pounds on a 6–6 frame, Freeman worked at Chicago's John Norwood Lee Co. making concert-quality violin bows. Freeman played collegiately at Jackson State University. He was drafted as the #2 pick of the Philadelphia Phillies in 1984. He made his MLB debut in 1986 and won his first game...

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