Alex Cosmidis

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Alex Nicholas Cosmidis

  • Bats Right, Throws Right
  • Height 5' 7", Weight 165 lb.

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Biographical Information[edit]

Alex Cosmidis was a minor league infielder from 1951-1961 and a minor league manager from 1961-1970. He spent several partial seasons in AAA and was there all of 1959.

Cosmidis scouted for the San Francisco Giants in 1964, the California Angels in 1982-1986 and Chicago White Sox 1987-present (2011). He signed Ray Durham, Bryan Harvey, James Baldwin, Roberto Hernández and Kent Anderson.

Year-by-Year Managerial Record[edit]

Year Team League Record Finish Organization Playoffs
1961 Salisbury Braves Western Carolina League 64-38 1st Houston Colt .45s Lost in 1st round
1962 Salem Rebels Appalachian League 31-39 5th San Francisco Giants none
1963 Salem Rebels Appalachian League 36-34 2nd San Francisco Giants none
1966 Lexington (NC) Giants Western Carolinas League 22-58 -- San Francisco Giants -- replaced by Denny Sommers (15-28)
1967 Appleton Foxes Midwest League 71-46 1st Chicago White Sox League Champs
1968 Lynchburg White Sox Carolina League 68-72 8th Chicago White Sox Lost in 2nd round
1969 Asheville Tourists Southern League 69-69 3rd Cincinnati Reds none
1970 Kinston Eagles Carolina League 72-65 4th New York Yankees