Joe Powers (minors01)

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Joseph James Powers

  • Bats Right, Throws Right
  • Height 6' 2", Weight 185 lb.

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Biographical Information[edit]

Pitcher Joe Powers spent a great deal of his career in the Evangeline League. He was there in the beginning of his career (1940-1941) and the end of his career (1949-1955). In between he also played four seasons in the Southern Association (1942-1943, 1946-1947) and spent time in the Southeastern League (1948) and Florida International League (1949). Powers had his most success from 1950 to 1952 when he posted records of 21-13, 20-6, and 17-8.

Year-by-Year Managerial Record[edit]

Year Team League Record Finish Organization Playoffs
1950 Hammond Berries Evangeline League 21-17 4th none Lost League Finals replaced Joe Kracher (50-48) on July 28
1951 Hammond Berries Evangeline League 73-64 3rd none League Champs
1952 Lafayette Bulls Evangeline League 74-65 4th none Lost in 1st round
1953 New Iberia Pelicans Evangeline League 31-51 6th none replaced John Millard (2-8) on June 5
1954 Baton Rouge Red Sticks Evangeline League -- none -- replaced by George Spears ??
1955 Lake Charles Lakers Evangeline League 7-18 -- none -- replaced by Jackie Bales (16-24) on May 7