Paddy O'Connor

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Patrick Francis O'Connor

  • Bats Right, Throws Right
  • Height 5' 8", Weight 168 lb.

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Biographical Information[edit]

Paddy O'Connor, born in Ireland, caught for six years in the majors. He was with the Pittsburgh Pirates from 1908 to 1910 in the days of Fred Clarke and Honus Wagner. He played only 9 games in 1909, starting just once at catcher, despite spending the entire season on the roster, as regualr catcher George Gibson was a true ironman that season, starting 150 of 154 games. Still, he appeared briefly in the 1909 World Series striking out as a pinch-hitter for P Lefty Leifield against George Mullin of the Detroit Tigers in Game 4 on October 12th.

He was a player on two teams managed by Miller Huggins, the St. Louis Cardinals in 1914 and the New York Yankees in 1918. He had most of his playing time, however, with the Pittsburgh Rebels of the Federal League in 1915.

He was a coach for the New York Yankees in 1918 and 1919. and a minor league manager with the Albany Senators and Hartford Senators, both in the Eastern League.

Year-By-Year Minor League Managerial Record[edit]

Year Team League Record Finish Organization Playoffs Notes
1921 Albany Senators Eastern League 45-68 8th none replaced Joe Birmingham (7-30)
1922 Albany Senators Eastern League 69-84 7th none
1923 Hartford Senators Eastern League 98-55 1st none League Champs
1924 Hartford Senators Eastern League 85-67 3rd none
1925 Hartford Senators Eastern League 86-67 2nd none
1928 Hartford Senators Eastern League 78-72 5th none

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