Frank Brazill

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Frank Leo Brazill

  • Bats Left, Throws Right
  • Height 5' 11½", Weight 175 lb.

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Biographical Information[edit]


In 20 years in the minors, Frank Brazill hit .331 with 544 doubles, 151 triples, 254 homers and 2,873 hits. A long-time Pacific Coast League standout (and 2007 PCL Hall of Fame inductee), Brazill dazzled in 1925, hitting .394 with 280 hits, 67 doubles, 29 homers and 11 triples. Brazill made his major league debut at 21 on a very young Philadelphia Athletics team in 1921 whose average age was only 24.9. Of the starting fielders, only Tilly Walker was older than 25. Brazill, although older than several players on the team, played in more games than any of the younger players, hitting .271 with minimal power in 66 games. He played six games the following year, his last big league time, batting 1-for-13.

Year-by-Year Managerial Record[edit]

Year Team League Record Finish Organization Playoffs Notes
1924 Portland Beavers Pacific Coast League 39-45 7th none none replaced Bill Kenworthy (49-65) on July 30
1934 Greenville Buckshots East Dixie League 3rd none Lost League Finals replaced Bill Eisemann
1935 Nashville Volunteers Southern Association 24-25 -- New York Giants -- replaced by Lance Richbourg (1-0) on June 6
1936 Greenwood Chiefs Cotton States League 79-61 1st New York Giants Lost in 1st round
1937 Greenwood Giants Cotton States League 76-62 3rd New York Giants Lost in 1st round
1938 Fort Smith Giants Western Association 74-65 3rd New York Giants Lost in 1st round
1939 Memphis Chicks Southern Association 84-67 2nd Brooklyn Dodgers Lost in 1st round
1942 Portland Beavers Pacific Coast League 67-110 8th none

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