Al Leitz

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Albert Leitz

  • Bats Right, Throws Right
  • Height 5' 7", Weight 158 lbs.

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Biographical Information[edit]

Al Leitz played in the minors from 1935-1947; a catcher, he topped .300 four years in a row. He only briefly appeared in the high minors, at the beginning of his career with the Minneapolis Millers. Leitz spent much of his career as a player-manager.

Year-by-Year Managerial Record[edit]

Year Team League Record Finish Organization Playoffs
1939 Waycross Bears Georgia-Florida League 70-68 4th Atlanta Crackers Lost in 1st round
1940 Waycross Bears Georgia-Florida League 93-45 1st Atlanta Crackers League Champs
1941 Waycross Bears Georgia-Florida League 84-54 3rd Atlanta Crackers Lost League Finals
1942 Waycross Bears Georgia-Florida League 72-54 2nd Atlanta Crackers League Champs
1943 Atlanta Crackers Southern Association 32-34 -- none -- replaced by Harry Hughes (28-45) on June 30
1946 Macon Peaches South Atlantic League 44-50 -- Chicago Cubs -- replaced by Bobby LaMotte (17-29) on July 25
1947 Miami Beach Flamingos Florida International League 88-65 3rd none Lost in 1st round