|Born: October 18, 1894|
Union Parish, Louisiana
|Died: May 11, 1982 (aged 87)|
|1916 for the Indianapolis ABCs|
|Last professional appearance|
|1934 for the Chicago American Giants|
|Negro league statistics|
|Career highlights and awards|
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Monday, 22 December 2014
BLACK SOCIAL HISTORY : AFRICAN AMERICAN " DAVE MALARCHER " WAS A THIRD BASE MAN IN NEGRO LEAGUE BASE BALL : GOES INTO THE " HALL OF BLACK GENIUS "
David Julius Malarcher (October 18, 1894 – May 11, 1982) was an American third baseman in Negro league baseball. He played for the Indianapolis ABCs, Detroit Stars, and Chicago American Giants from 1916 to 1934.
Malarcher was attending New Orleans University and playing for the New Orleans Eagles at the age of 22 in 1916 when he was picked up by the Indianapolis ABCs who were traveling back from the winter baseball league in Cuba. The ABCs offered him $50 a month for his first contract.
He attended college at Dillard University (formerly New Orleans University).