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Ernie Wingard

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Ernest James Wingard

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Biographical Information[edit]

Pitcher Ernie Wingard played minor league ball after his major league career from 1928 to 1941. A two-way player who was also used in the outfield and at first base, he collected 1,624 hits, 286 2B, and 147 HR to go with his .326 average. He also was 67-58 with a 3.81 ERA in 176 minor league pitching appearances. He led the 1939 Alabama-Florida League with 180 hits and 137 RBI and led the 1928 American Association with 24 wins.

Year-by-Year Managerial Record[edit]

Year Team League Record Finish Organization Playoffs Notes
1936 Troy (AL) Trojans Alabama-Florida League 68-42 1st none Lost League Finals
1938 Dothan Browns Alabama-Florida League 77-53 1st none Lost in 1st round
1939 Dothan Browns Alabama-Florida League 74-54 1st none Lost in 1st round
1940 Montgomery Rebels Southeastern League 41-45 -- none -- replaced by Goat Walker (2-7) on July 22
1941 Greenville Lions Alabama State League -- none -- replaced by Herb Thomas

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