Jimmy Bloodworth

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James Henry Bloodworth

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Biographical Information[edit]


Infielder Jimmy Bloodworth was best known for his defensive skills and led American League second basemen in fielding three times during his career. He had a cup of coffee with the Washington Senators in 1937 before returning to the majors two years later. He missed the 1944 and 1945 seasons while serving in World War II, entering the Army in December 1943 and discharged in April 1946. After returning from the war, he was the International League MVP in 1948 with the Montreal Royals. Two years later, he played on the Philadelphia Phillies "Whiz Kids" squad that reached the 1950 World Series.

Notable Achievements[edit]

Year-by-Year Managerial Record[edit]

Year Team League Record Finish Playoffs Notes
1952 Cedar Rapids Indians Three-I League 53-71 8th
1953 Spartanburg Peaches Tri-State League 96-54 1st Lost in 1st round
1954 Spartanburg Peaches Tri-State League 66-72 4th Lost in 1st round
1955 Charlotte Hornets South Atlantic League 54-86 8th

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