Allen Sothoron

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Biographical Information[edit]


After his playing career ended, pitcher Allen Sothoron was a St. Louis Cardinals coach in 1927 and 1928 and a member of the St. Louis Browns coaching staff in 1932 and 1933. He served as the Browns' interim manager for eight games in 1933.

His obituary remembered him as a spitballer.

Had the nickname of "Dixie." His first name is spelled Allan in some sources.

Notable Achievements[edit]

  • NL Shutouts Leader (1924)
  • 15 Wins Seasons: 1 (1919)
  • 20 Wins Seasons: 1 (1919)
  • 200 Innings Pitched Seasons: 4 (1917-1920)
  • Won a World Series with the St. Louis Cardinals in 1926 (he did not play in the World Series)

Year-by-Year Managerial Record[edit]

Year Team League Record Finish Organization Playoffs Notes
1929 Louisville Colonels American Association 75-90 5th none
1930 Louisville Colonels American Association 93-60 1st none League Champs
1931 Louisville Colonels American Association 74-94 7th none
1933 St. Louis Browns American League 2-6 -- St. Louis Browns Replaced Bill Killefer (34-47) on July 19/
Replaced by Rogers Hornsby on July 29
1934 Milwaukee Brewers American Association 82-70 3rd St. Louis Browns
1935 Milwaukee Brewers American Association 75-79 6th St. Louis Browns none
1936 Milwaukee Brewers American Association 90-64 1st Cleveland Indians League Champs
1937 Milwaukee Brewers American Association 80-73 4th Cleveland Indians Lost League Finals
1938 Milwaukee Brewers American Association 81-70 3rd Cleveland Indians Lost in 1st round

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