Ed Head

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Edward Marvin Head

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Biographical Information[edit]

Pitcher Ed Head of the Brooklyn Dodgers threw a no-hitter against the Boston Braves at Ebbets Field on April 23, 1946. The same season, he had an arm injury that ended his career.

He played for the Montreal Royals in 1941.

He was in the Army from June 1944 to November 1945.

Ed was a star pitcher in high school who was in a major automobile accident around 1932. He had pitched with his left arm, but the arm was badly mangled in the accident and was almost amputated. After that had to learn to pitch with his right arm. See Weaknesses and Strengths.

Some fans put him on the "All Body Parts Team", with Barry Foote, Rollie Fingers, Roy Face, Ricky Bones, Dave Brain, and Harry Cheek. See All Body Parts Team.

Year-by-Year Managerial Record[edit]

Year Team League Record Finish Organization Playoffs
1948 Trois-Rivières Royals Canadian-American League 78-60 2nd Brooklyn Dodgers Lost in 1st round
1949 Asheville Tourists Tri-State League 76-71 3rd Brooklyn Dodgers Lost in 1st round
1950 Lancaster (PA) Red Roses Interstate League 56-82 7th Brooklyn Dodgers
1951 Lancaster (PA) Red Roses Interstate League 71-67 5th Brooklyn Dodgers
1952 Mobile Bears Southern Association 80-73 3rd Brooklyn Dodgers Lost League Finals
1953 Mobile Bears Southern Association 66-87 7th Brooklyn Dodgers
1954 Monroe Sports Cotton States League 53-67 4th none Lost in 1st round
1955 Monroe Sports Cotton States League 76-41 1st New York Yankees League Champs
1956 Monroe Sports Evangeline League 54-68 6th New York Yankees

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