Lester Patterson

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Lester H. Patterson

  • Bats Right, Throws Right
  • Height 6'0" Weight 160 lbs.

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Biographical Information[edit]

Pat Patterson was a minor league catcher and manager. He scouted for the Cincinnati Reds (1942-1951) and New York Yankees (1952-1967), signing players such as Ewell Blackwell, Dixie Howell, Ray Lamanno, Lloyd Merriman, Kent Peterson, Bob Usher, Joe Nuxhall, Grady Hatton, Tom Tresh, and Bob Meyer.

Year-by-Year Managerial Record[edit]

Year Team League Record Finish Organization Playoffs Notes
1928 Rock Island Islanders Mississippi Valley League 67-59 3rd none
1929 Dubuque Tigers Mississippi Valley League 75-51 1st none League Champs
1930 Peoria Tractors Three-I League -- Cincinnati Reds -- replaced by Deeble Foss on June 17
Keokuk Indians Mississippi Valley League -- -- replaced Sam Schwartz on July 5 /
replaced by Henry Wingfield on July 16
1936 Norfolk Elkhorns Nebraska State League 58-49 2nd none League Champs
1936 DeLand Reds Florida State League 53-63 6th Cincinnati Reds
1937 DeLand Reds Florida State League 74-65 3rd Cincinnati Reds Lost in 1st round
1938 Rogers Reds Arkansas-Missouri League 63-54 4th Cincinnati Reds Lost in 1st round
1939 Muskogee Reds Western Association 60-76 6th Cincinnati Reds
1940 Tucson Cowboys Arizona-Texas League 64-59 1st Cincinnati Reds Lost League Finals
1941 Tucson Cowboys Arizona-Texas League 86-46 1st Cincinnati Reds none League Champs

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