Buster Mills

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Colonel Buster Mills

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Biographical Information[edit]

Buster Mills was a coach for four different major league teams. He was with the Cleveland Indians in 1946, the Chicago White Sox from 1947 to 1950, the Cincinnati Reds in 1953, and the Boston Red Sox in 1954. In 1951, he managed the Superior Blues, the Class C Northern League farm club of the White Sox. He also served as interim nmanager of the Reds at the end of the 1953 season, replacing the fired Rogers Hornsby.

Preceded by
Rogers Hornsby
Cincinnati Reds Manager
Succeeded by
Birdie Tebbetts

Year-By-Year Managerial Record[edit]

Year Team League Record Finish Organization Playoffs Notes
1951 Superior Blues Northern League 61-59 3rd Chicago White Sox conceded 1st round series
1953 Cincinnati Reds National League 4-4 6th Cincinnati Reds Replaced Rogers Hornsby (64-82) on September 19

Further Reading[edit]

  • Bill Nowlin: "Buster Mills", in Charles F. Faber, ed.: The 1934 St. Louis Cardinals: The World Champion Gas House Gang, SABR, Phoenix, AZ, 2014, pp. 170-175. ISBN 978-1-933599-731

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