John J. Davenport
- Bats Left, Throws Left
- Height 6' 0", Weight 175 lb.
In 1951, manager John Davenport was transfered by the parent Philadelphia Phillies from the Elizabethton Phils to the Bradford Phillies. At the time, Davenport was leading the Appalachian League with a .382 average while playing first base.
Davenport's playing career began in 1942 and ended in 1955. He hit .300 or better in six seasons and once topped 100 RBI. He never played above A ball.
Year-by-Year Managerial Record
|1950||Salina Blue Jays||Western Association||53-83||8th||Philadelphia Phillies|
|1951||Elizabethton Phils||Appalachian League||--||Philadelphia Phillies||--||replaced by Donald Marshall June 22|
|Bradford Phillies||PONY League||5th||Philadelphia Phillies||replaced Frank McCormick June 22|
|1952||Miami Eagles||Kansas-Oklahoma-Missouri League||67-57||2nd||Philadelphia Phillies||League Champs|
|1953||Bradford Phillies||PONY League||66-60||4th||Philadelphia Phillies||Lost in 1st round|
|1954||Muskogee Giants||Western Association||85-54||2nd||New York Giants||Lost in 1st round|
|1955||Sioux City Soos||Western League||69-81||5th||New York Giants|