Ed Murphy (murphed03)

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Edward Joseph Murphy

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Biographical Information[edit]

Ed Murphy was signed as an amateur free agent by the St. Louis Cardinals before the 1937 season.

Murphy appeared in 13 games at first base in 1942 with the Philadelphia Phillies; he had seven hits in 28 at-bats. This was his only time in the major leagues.

He played 14 seasons in the minor leagues from 1937 to 1953. Ed was a lifetime .315 hitter with 122 home runs.

He served three years (1943-1945) in the United States Army during World War II.

He managed minor league baseball in seven seasons for the Philadelphia Phillies and coached the College of St. Francis baseball teams.

Edward Joseph Murphy Died December 10, 1991 at the St Joseph Medical Center in Joliet, IL at 73 years of age.

Year-by-Year Managerial Record[edit]

Year Team League Record Finish Organization Playoffs Notes
1948 Americus Phillies Georgia-Florida League 8th Philadelphia Phillies Replaced Le Grant Scott
1949 Americus Phillies Georgia-Florida League 71-67 4th Philadelphia Phillies Lost in 1st round
1950 Americus Phillies Georgia-Florida League 70-67 4th Philadelphia Phillies Lost League Finals
1951 Grand Forks Chiefs Northern League 64-62 4th Philadelphia Phillies League Champs
1952 Grand Forks Chiefs Northern League 38-86 8th Philadelphia Phillies
1953 Salt Lake City Bees Pioneer League 32-28 -- Philadelphia Phillies -- Replaced by Burt Barkelew (0-1) on July 1
1955 Pulaski Phillies Appalachian League 53-72 7th Philadelphia Phillies

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