Jimmie Crandall

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James Mark Crandall

  • Bats Both, Throws Right
  • Height 5'11", Weight 180 lb.

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Biographical Information[edit]

The son of pitcher Doc Crandall and nephew of minor league infielder Karl Crandall, Jimmie Crandall was a backup catcher in the high minors from 1932 to 1940 before becoming a minor league manager. He never made the majors as a player but served as a St. Louis Browns coach in 1953.

Year-by-Year Managerial Record[edit]

Year Team League Record Finish Organization Playoffs Notes
1940 Vancouver Capilanos Western International League 72-71 3rd none Lost in 1st round
1946 Pittsburg Browns K-O-M League 61-59 4th St. Louis Browns Lost in 1st round
1947 Pittsburg Browns K-O-M League 3rd St. Louis Browns Lost in 1st round out for 10 days in Aug / Eddie Dancisak interim
1948 Aberdeen Pheasants Northern League 64-59 4th St. Louis Browns Lost League Finals
1949 Springfield Browns Three-I League 53-73 8th St. Louis Browns
1950 Pittsburg Browns K-O-M League 8-13 4th St. Louis Browns Lost in 1st round replaced Olan Smith (63-39) on August 19
1951 Dayton Indians Central League 87-50 1st St. Louis Browns none League Champs
1952 York White Roses Interstate League 74-62 3rd St. Louis Browns Lost in 1st round
1953 San Antonio Missions Texas League 37-55 -- St. Louis Browns -- replaced by Bill Norman (30-32) on July 12
1954 Burlington (IA) Bees Three-I League 50-86 8th none
1955 Ogden Reds Pioneer League -- Cincinnati Reds replaced by Red Treadway on June 15
Duluth Dukes Northern League 7th Cincinnati Reds replaced Red Treadway on June 15

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