Frank Novosel

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Frank C. Novosel

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Biographical information[edit]

Infielder Frank Novosel played in the minor leagues from 1930 to 1935 with limited appearances while managing in 1946 and 1952-1953. In total, he played in nine different seasons, playing in 460 games. His minor league statistics are incomplete, however it is known he had at least 340 hits. In 1948, he was hired to be the head coach for Wake Forest College. He also served as a scout for the New York Yankees.

Year-by-Year Managerial Record[edit]

Year Team League Record Finish Organization Playoffs
1946 Newburgh Hummingbirds/Walden Hummingbirds North Atlantic League -- none -- replaced by Lou Haneles
1949 Norfolk Tars Piedmont League 41-36 5th New York Yankees replaced Earl Bolyard (27-36) on June 28
1950 Norfolk Tars Piedmont League 58-82 5th New York Yankees
1951 Amsterdam Rugmakers Canadian-American League 62-56 3rd New York Yankees Lost in 1st round
1952 Trois-Rivières Yankees Provincial League 59-68 4th New York Yankees Lost in 1st round
1953 Trois-Rivières Yankees Provincial League 58-65 5th New York Yankees