Newt Randall

From BR Bullpen


Newton John Randall

  • Bats Left, Throws Right
  • Height 5' 10", Weight 181 lb.

BR page

Biographical Information[edit]

Newt Randall appeared in the majors during only one season, but he had 378 plate appearances that year. He also had a 15-year minor league career, spending nearly a decade with Milwaukee.

The book The American Association Milwaukee Brewers has a photo of him. The book The Minor League Milwaukee Brewers refers to him as "speedy".

Randall spent part of the 1907 season with the 1907 Cubs, who went 107-45 that season. He was three years younger than player-manager Frank Chance. Newt mostly played right field, a spot where Frank Schulte and Solly Hofman got most of the playing time. Newt was traded in June and became a regular outfielder for the 1907 Boston Doves.

Before coming to the majors, Newt had hit .344 for Denver in 1906, far above most of the other players on the team. Teammate Jack Zalusky, who had briefly been in the majors in 1903, hit .308 for Denver in 1906.

Related Sites[edit]