Dutch Dorman

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Frederick E. Dorman

  • Bats Right, Throws Right
  • Height 5' 9½", Weight 155 lb.

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Biographical Information[edit]

Infielder Frederick "Dutch" Dorman played in the minors from 1922 to 1947, hitting .291 with 443 2B and 300 SB in 2540 games. He led the Piedmont League with 107 runs in 1923 and the Northern League with 124 runs and 32 2B in 1937. Not a power hitter, he hit zero home runs in a season 19 times and hit a career high of five. He doubled as many as 32 times in a season. In seasons in which he played at least 75 games, Dorman hit .300 or better nine times. He was also a minor league manager from 1936 to 1955.

Dorman was a part-time scout for the Philadelphia Phillies until 1985, when he became an associate scout for the Atlanta Braves.

Year-by-Year Managerial Record[edit]

Year Team League Record Finish Organization Playoffs
1936 York White Roses New York-Penn League 10-19 -- none replaced by Walter Smallwood (30-80) on May 28
Johnstown Johnnies Middle Atlantic League 20-21 7th none replaced Wilbur Good (39-48) on July 30
1937 Duluth Dukes Northern League 81-39 1st St. Louis Cardinals League Champs
1938 Duluth Dukes Northern League 72-44 2nd St. Louis Cardinals League Champs
1939 Duluth Dukes Northern League 71-46 2nd St. Louis Cardinals Lost in 1st round
1940 Portsmouth Red Birds Middle Atlantic League 16-27 -- St. Louis Cardinals -- Replaced by Walter Alston (43-41) on June 24
Cooleemee Cards North Carolina State League -- St. Louis Cardinals -- replaced Boyce Morrow on June 25
Replaced by Wid Matthews in July
Sunbury Indians Interstate League 34-10 6th none Replaced Oren Sterling on July 23
1941 Hagerstown Owls Interstate League 75-48 2nd Detroit Tigers Lost in 1st round
1942 Hagerstown Owls Interstate League 80-57 1st Detroit Tigers Lost League Finals
1943 Wilmington Blue Rocks Interstate League 77-61 3rd Philadelphia A's Lost in 1st round
1944 Wilmington Blue Rocks Interstate League 38-29 -- Philadelphia Phillies replaced by Ray Brubaker (36-35) on July 11
1945 Hagerstown Owls Interstate League 57-67 5th Chicago Cubs replaced Michael Balla (4-10) on May 15
1946 Hartford Bees Eastern League 71-67 4th Boston Bees Lost League Finals
1947 Hartford Chiefs Eastern League 58-82 6th Boston Braves
1949 Pawtucket Slaters New England League 2-0
-- Boston Braves replaced James "Rip" Collins (33-15) on June 19
replaced by Earl Browne (21-13) on June 20
replaced Earl Browne (21-13) on July 26
1950 Hagerstown Braves Interstate League 75-60 2nd Boston Braves Lost League Finals
1951 Hagerstown Braves Interstate League 94-46 1st Boston Braves Lost in 1st round
1952 Hagerstown Braves Interstate League 85-48 1st Boston Braves League Champs
1953 Hagerstown Braves Piedmont League 33-22 -- Milwaukee Braves -- replaced by Jimmy Zinn Jr. (15-10) on June 22
1954 Allentown Cardinals Eastern League 34-41 -- St. Louis Cardinals replaced by Harold Olt (32-33) on July 10
1955 Waterloo White Hawks Three-I League 25-26 -- Chicago White Sox -- replaced by Johnny Mostil (1-2) on June 20
Sunbury Red Legs Piedmont League 18-29 7th Cincinnati Reds replaced Virgil Stallcup (29-51) on July 25