Charlie Morton (mortoch01)

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Charles Hazen Morton

  • Bats Right, Throws Right
  • Height 5' 9", Weight 150 lb.

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Biographical Information[edit]

Charlie Morton played three seasons and also managed three seasons in the majors. He is most famous for being the manager of Fleet Walker and Welday Walker in 1884. Morton had seen Walker play as early as 1880 when Morton owned part of the Akron team and Walker had played for Elyria. He managed the 1895 Buffalo Bisons.

He was an umpire in the American Association for one game in 1884 and eight more in 1886.

He later served as the president of the Ohio-Pennsylvania League from 1905 to 1909.

Year-by-Year Managerial Record[edit]

Year Team League Record Finish Notes
1884 Toledo Blue Stockings American Association 46-58 8th
1885 Detroit Wolverines National League 7-31 -- replaced by Bill Watkins (34-36)
1886 Savannah Southern League -- replaced by Pete Hotaling
1887 Des Moines Hawkeyes Northwestern League 4th replaced William Bryan
1888 Des Moines Prohibitionists Western Association 73-40 2nd
1889 Toledo Black Pirates International Association 54-51 4th
1890 Toledo Maumees American Association 68-64 4th
1892 Minneapolis Minnies Western League 21-25 -- Team disbanded July 15
1893 Erie Blackbirds Eastern League 63-41 1st
1894 Erie Blackbirds Eastern League 57-49 2nd
1895 Buffalo Bisons Eastern League 63-61 5th

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