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Frank Radler

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Frank J. Radler

  • Bats Right, Throws Right

Biographical Information[edit]

Frank Radler played and managed in the minors from 1937 to 1952. A pitcher, he began his pro career in the St. Louis Browns system. He later moved on to the St. Louis Cardinals organization and spent his only season in the high minors with the Rochester Red Wings in 1945, going 6-23 with a 4.91 ERA. He pitched for and managed the Stroudsburg Poconos from 1948 to 1950. On the mound, he led the North Atlantic League in wins (20) and ERA (2.18) in 1948, ERA (1.59) in 1949, and wins (21) and ERA (1.81) in 1950. Overall, he went 53-13 over those three seasons. As skipper, he led the team to a league championship in 1949. Radler managed the DeLand Red Hats in 1951 and the Union City Greyhounds in 1952.

Year-by-Year Managerial Record[edit]

Year Team League Record Finish Organization Playoffs
1948 Stroudsburg Poconos North Atlantic League 72-59 5th none
1949 Stroudsburg Poconos North Atlantic League 101-36 1st Cleveland Indians League Champs
1950 Stroudsburg Poconos North Atlantic League 80-50 2nd none Lost League Finals
1951 DeLand Red Hats Florida State League 90-50 1st none League Champs
1952 Union City Greyhounds KITTY League 63-56 4th none Lost League Finals