Ben Brownlow

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John Ben Brownlow

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Biographical information[edit]

Middle infielder Bennie Brownlow played from 1911 to 1927, missing 1918, 1919 and 1925. Over 14 minor league seasons, he played in 1,401 games. He led the Longview Cannibals to an 83-39 record in 1926, giving them the league championship. The club won the Texas Class D Minor League Baseball Championship.

Year-by-Year Managerial Record[edit]

Year Team League Record Finish Playoffs
1911 Durant Educators Texas-Oklahoma League 2nd none replaced Joe Connors
1916 Dallas Giants Texas League 12-15 8th none replaced Harry Welchonce (46-70) on August 7
1922 Greenville Togs Texas-Oklahoma League 66-40 2nd none
1923 Greenville Staplers East Texas League 70-48 2nd none
1924 Greenville Hunters East Texas League 71-50 2nd none
1925 Austin Senators Texas Association 63-70 4th none
1926 Longview Cannibals East Texas League 83-39 1st none League Champs
1927 Longview Cannibals Lone Star League 9-20 -- Team withdrew from league May 21
1928 Lubbock Hubbers West Texas League -- -- replaced by Ray "Red" Hil