Jimmy Zinn

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James Edward Zinn

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Biographical Information[edit]

Jimmy Zinn is the father of Jimmy Zinn Jr., a minor league player from 1947-1953.

Zinn pitched professionaly from 1915 to 1939. He collected 295 minor league wins with a 3.52 ERA in 4,394 innings. He also batted .301 in 2,482 at bats.

In July, 1952 Zinn was the first player named to the Kansas City Blues' Hall of Fame.

Year-by-Year Managerial Record[edit]

Year Team League Record Finish Organization Playoffs Notes
1937 El Paso Texans Arizona-Texas League 73-49 1st New York Yankees Lost League Finals
1938 El Paso Texans Arizona-Texas League 68-64 2nd none League Champs
1939 Jacksonville Jax East Texas League -- Dallas Rebels -- replaced by Sam Hancock May 15th
Sioux City Cowboys Western League 3rd Detroit Tigers League Champs replaced Pete Monahan June 14th
1940 Sioux City Soos Western League -- none -- replaced by Ed Grayston July 4
1941 Albuquerque Cardinals Arizona-Texas League 63-65 2nd none none
1946 Albuquerque Dukes West Texas-New Mexico League 55-85 6th none
1947 Fort Lauderdale Braves Florida International League 13-24 -- Boston Braves -- replaced by Red Nichols (0-1) on May 17
1948 Gadsden Pilots Southeastern League -- Washington Senators -- replaced Bill McGhee May 1
replaced by Harry Davis June 30

Further Reading[edit]

  • Tony Salin: Baseball's Forgotten Heroes, Masters Press, Chicago, IL, 1999, pp. 198-199.

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