Con Harlow

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John Conrad Harlow

  • Bats Left, Throws Right

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Biographical Information[edit]

Catcher Con Harlow played in the minor leagues for 15 seasons, from the late 1800s to the 1910s.

He managed the Houston Buffaloes in 1906, leading them to a first place finish. He managed the Newton Railroaders for part of the 1909 season. In 1910, he managed the Tulsa Oilers for the latter part of the season, taking the reigns from Gus Weyhing. In 1911, he managed Helena of the Northeast Arkansas League for the latter part of the season, taking over for Charley Reese. He last managed in 1913, leading the Baker City Golddiggers for the first part of the season. lists him as a manager of the Guthrie Senators in 1910, but the Bullpen does not corroborate this.

Year-By-Year Managerial Record[edit]

Year Team League Record Finish Organization Playoffs Notes
1906 Houston Buffaloes South Texas League 78-43 1st None Lost League Finals Austin was awarded the championship because
Houston refused to stop using non-league players.
1909 Newton Railroaders Kansas State League -- None -- Replaced by A. Stillwell
1910 Tulsa Oilers Western Association 8th None -- Replaced Gus Weyhing; team disbanded July 22
1911 Helena Hustlers Northeast Arkansas League 1st None None League Champs Replaced Charley Reese; league disbanded July 5
Decatur Twins Southeastern League 6th None Replaced Gordon Hickman on 7/12
1913 Baker City Golddiggers Western Tri-State League -- None -- Replaced by Charles Harrod