Charles Baron

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Charles Emil Baron

  • Bats Left, Throws Left
  • Height 5' 10", Weight 180 lb.

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Biographical Information[edit]

First baseman Charles Baron played in the minors from 1931 to 1951, reaching as high as Triple-A in two seasons (1946 and 1947) - there was no such thing as AAA before 1946, but Baron spent 1943-1945 in AA, then the highest classification. He also spent 3 years in the Texas League. He led the 1937 East Texas League 1939 Southeastern League and 1944 American Association in triples and also led the 1936 ETL with 133 runs. He did not hit below .322 from 1934 to 1937. Baron was a player/manager for the last 5 years of his career.

Overall, Baron collected 2319 hits, 1269 runs and a .306 average in 2080 minor league games.

Year-by-Year Managerial Record[edit]

Year Team League Record Finish Organization Playoffs
1947 Fresno Cardinals California League -- St. Louis Cardinals -- replaced William Harris
replaced by Bill Brenzel
Miami Tourists Florida International League 37-34 4th none Lost in 1st round replaced Bill Cates (0-1) on July 2
1948 Anniston Rams Southeastern League 76-53 3rd none Lost in 1st round
1949 Anniston Rams Southeastern League 7-8 -- none -- replaced by Billy Bancroft (1-2) on May 2
1950 Jacksonville Jax Gulf Coast League 79-68 3rd none League Champs
1951 Port Arthur Sea Hawks Gulf Coast League 31-39 -- none -- replaced by Carl Carter (38-45) on June 17