Louis Bacon

From BR Bullpen

James Louis Bacon

BR minors page

Biographical Information[edit]

James Louis Bacon was a minor league player and manager of the 19th Century and early 20th Century. In various publications he was called both James Bacon and in others Louis Bacon. He managed the Buffalo Bisons/Grand Rapids Shamrocks/Montreal Canadiens club in (1890), Manchester Amoskeags in (1891), Salem in (1892), Providence in (1893), Bangor Millionaires (for part of 1894), the Pawtucket Maroons (1895), Belfast Pastimes in (1897), Lyons in (1898), the Binghamton Bingoes (1899), Binghamton Crickets (part of 1900), Troy Trojans (1901-1905) and was the original manager of the 1908 Gloversville-Johnstown Jags / Elmira Colonels franchise.

Year-by-Year Managerial Record[edit]

Year Team League Record Finish Playoffs Notes
1890 Buffalo / Montreal /Grand Rapids International Association 14-29 5th
1891 Manchester Amoskeags New England League 42-30 3rd
1895 Pawtucket Maroons New England League -- -- replaced by Harry Davis
1897 Belfast Pastimes Maine State League 10-16 4th
1899 Binghamton Bingoes New York State League 56-55 4th
1900 Binghamton Crickets New York State League -- -- replaced by H.M. Gitchell
1903 Troy Trojans New York State League 72-47 2nd
1904 Troy Trojans New York State League 61-73 5th
1906 Troy Trojans New York State League -- -- replaced by Harry Mason
1908 Elmira Colonels New York State League -- -- replaced by Henry Ramsey