Eddie Haas

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George Edwin Haas

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Biographical Information[edit]

Eddie Haas had one career home run, on July 22, 1960 for the Milwaukee Braves against the Chicago Cubs. The pitcher was Don Elston. He was an Atlanta Braves coach from 1974 to 1977 and in 1984 before managing the club in 1985.

In addition to his three years in the majors, Eddie had eleven years in the minors, often hitting over .300. In his best season, he hit .373 in 78 games for the 1963 Denver Bears, often pinch-hitting. Haas was also a minor league manager for 13 seasons between 1966 and 1984.

Eddie is the brother of minor leaguer Lou Haas and the cousin of Phil Roof, Gene Roof, and minor leaguers Paul Roof, David Roof, Adrian Roof, Shawn Roof, Jonathan Roof and Eric Roof. He is also the father of minor leaguers Matt Haas and Danny Haas.

Preceded by
Joe Torre
Atlanta Braves Manager
Succeeded by
Bobby Wine

Year-by-Year Managerial Record[edit]

Year Team League Record Finish Organization Playoffs Notes
1966 Yakima Valley Braves Northwest League 39-44 3rd Atlanta Braves none
1967 West Palm Beach Braves Florida State League 51-81 8th Atlanta Braves
1968 Richmond Braves International League 59-87 8th Atlanta Braves
1969 Greenwood Braves Western Carolinas League 69-55 1st Atlanta Braves League Champs
1970 Greenwood Braves Western Carolinas League 70-60 2nd Atlanta Braves none
1971 Savannah Braves Dixie Association 57-84 5th Atlanta Braves
1972 Wytheville Braves Appalachian League 35-30 4th Atlanta Braves none
1978 Kingsport Braves Appalachian League 33-37 5th Atlanta Braves none
1979 Savannah Braves Southern League 60-83 10th Atlanta Braves
1980 Savannah Braves Southern League 77-67 3rd Atlanta Braves
1981 Richmond Braves International League 83-56 2nd Atlanta Braves Lost League Finals
1982 Richmond Braves International League 82-57 1st Atlanta Braves Lost in 1st round
1983 Richmond Braves International League 80-59 2nd Atlanta Braves Lost League Finals
1984 Richmond Braves International League Atlanta Braves replaced by Bobby Dews on July 21
1985 Atlanta Braves National League 50-71 -- Atlanta Braves replaced by Bobby Wine on August 26

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