Ed Kobesky

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Edward Leonard Kobesky (Shovels)

  • Bats Right, Throws Right
  • Height 5' 10, Weight 195 lb.

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Biographical Information[edit]

Ed Kobesky played 15 years in the minor leagues and managed for four. He hit .300 8 times, including back-to-back seasons of .390 in 1948-1949. He hit 15 or more home runs 6 times. His most impressive run came in AAA during World War II when he averaged over 24 home runs for the 1942-1944 Buffalo Bisons. In 1944, he hit .328 with 26 HR and 129 RBI for his best season in the high minors. He also led the 1943 International League with 18 home runs.

Year-by-Year Managerial Record[edit]

Year Team League Record Finish Organization Playoffs
1948 New Brunswick Hubs/Kingston Hubs Colonial League 61-71 4th none Lost in 1st round
1949 Batavia Clippers PONY League 66-60 4th Cleveland Indians Lost in 1st round
1950 Batavia Clippers PONY League 61-64 5th Cleveland Indians
1951 Batavia Clippers PONY League 43-63 7th Cleveland Indians replaced by Joe Vosmik (9-20) July 24-August 9

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