Fred Cooke

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Frederick B. Cooke

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Biographical Information[edit]

Fred Cooke played five games in right field for the 1897 Cleveland Spiders. He batted .294/.400/.412 with three walks and two doubles. That year, he was also player-manager for the Fort Wayne Indians. He had been playing pro ball since age 17. Charlie Babb was a teammate at both Toledo in 1896 and Fort Wayne in 1897. Babb, almost the same age as Cooke, would not break into the majors until 1903.

Year-by-Year Managerial Record[edit]

Year Team League Record Finish Playoffs Notes
1897 Fort Wayne Indians Inter-State League 63-59 4th
1898 Fort Wayne Indians Inter-State League 7th replaced Eddie O'Meara
1911 Red Wing Manufacturers Minnesota-Wisconsin League 13-29 NA team disbanded June 26

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