Frank John Oceak
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 5' 9", Weight 172 lb.
- High School Cliffside Park High School
Infielder Frank Oceak played minor league ball from 1932 to 1949. He started managing in the St. Louis Browns chain in 1938-1940. He was suspended for the 1941 season by Judge Landis for assaulting an umpire, then moved to the Pirates organization where he would stay until 1972 except for one year. He was a player/manager in the minors from 1942-1947, missing 44-45 for military service. He continued managing through 1957. He was a coach for the Pirates from 1958-1964, then became a coach for the Cincinnati Reds in 1965. He returned to the minors for the Pirates from 1966-1969, then moved up to coach the Pirates once again from 1970-1972. Overall he posted a 1310-1383 record in 21 minor league seasons, and was a coach for the World Series Champion Pirates in 1960 and 1971.
Year-by-Year Managerial Record
- Gregory Wolf: "Frank Oceak", in Clifton Blue Parker and Bill Nowlin, ed.: Sweet '60: The 1960 Pittsburgh Pirates, SABR, Phoenix, AZ, 2013, pp. 244-247. ISBN 978-1-93359-948-9