George Ferrell

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George Stuart Ferrell

  • Bats Right, Throws Right
  • Height 6', Weight 180 lb.

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Biographical Information[edit]

George Ferrell was the older brother of major leaguers Rick Ferrell and Wes Ferrell and minor leaguer Marvin Ferrell. Also, a cousin, Beverley "Red" Ferrell, played minor league ball from 1934 to 1941.

Ferrell was a minor league outfielder from 1926 to 1945. He led the 1926 Cotton States League with 35 2B and 20 HR. He led the 1935 Piedmont League with a .377 BA and the same loop in 1939 with 129 RBI. He led the 1941 Bi-State League with 41 2B and 114 RBI, and led the league with 105 RBI in 1942.

Ferrell scouted for the St. Louis Cardinals in 1946 and 1952 to 1957, then for the Detroit Tigers from 1958 to 1970.

Year-by-Year Managerial Record[edit]

Year Team League Record Finish Organization Playoffs
1936 Richmond Colts Piedmont League 8-19 -- Philadelphia A's -- replaced by Ed Mooers (68-47) on May 21
1941 Martinsville Manufacturers Bi-State League 63-49 2nd Philadelphia Phillies Lost in 1st round
1942 Rocky Mount Rocks Bi-State League 63-60 3rd none League Champs
1943 Trenton Packers Interstate League 64-73 5th Philadelphia Phillies
1944 Lynchburg Cardinals Piedmont League 80-60 1st St. Louis Cardinals League Champs
1945 Lynchburg Cardinals Piedmont League 26-41 -- St. Louis Cardinals -- replaced by Zip Payne (26-47) on July 5
Winston-Salem Cardinals Carolina League 6th St. Louis Cardinals replaced George T. Smith
1949 Winston-Salem Cardinals Carolina League -- St. Louis Cardinals -- replaced Willie Duke June 11
replaced by Roland LeBlanc June 13
1951 Goldsboro Cardinals Coastal Plain League 70-55 3rd St. Louis Cardinals Lost in 1st round

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