Mike Mistovich

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Mike Mistovich

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Biographical Information[edit]

Pitcher Mike Mistovich, nicknamed "Gus," was 8-33 with a 4.32 ERA in three minor league seasons. In 1940, with the Gainesville G-Men, he was 6-16 with a 3.96 ERA in 30 games. He was 4th in the Florida State League in losses. He missed 1942-1945 due to World War II, serving in the U.S. Air Force, but returned in 1946 to go 2-13 with a 4.71 ERA in 24 games (15 starts) for the Lufkin Foresters. He tied for 9th in the East Texas League in losses. In 1947, for the Bryan Bombers, he was 0-4 with a 4.40 ERA in eight games.

He managed the Foresters during the latter part of the 1946 season, replacing Hank Doty. He was the Bombers' manager to start the 1947 season, but was replaced by Harry Logan.

His year of birth has also been listed as 1916.[1]

Year-By-Year Managerial Record[edit]

Year Team League Record Finish Organization Playoffs Notes
1946 Lufkin Foresters East Texas League 22-55 8th None replaced Hank Doty (25-37)
1947 Bryan Bombers Lone Star League 4-25 None -- replaced by Harry Logan (0-4)