Ed Murphy (murphed03)
Edward Joseph Murphy
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 5' 11", Weight 190 lb.
- Debut September 10, 1942
- Final Game September 27, 1942
- Born August 23, 1918 in Joliet, IL USA
- Died December 10, 1991 in Joliet, IL USA
Ed Murphy was signed as an amateur free agent by the St. Louis Cardinals before the 1937 season.
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.
Year-by-Year Managerial Record
|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|