Pep Rambert

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Elmer Donald Rambert

  • Bats Right, Throws Right
  • Height 6' 0", Weight 175 lb.

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Biographical Information[edit]

Elmer "Pep" Rambert pitched in five games in the majors in 1939-40. During a 14-year minor league career, he was a two-way player, appearing in 1,050 games of which 260 were as a pitcher. He batted over .300 as a hitter, while as a pitcher he won at least 64 games.

He was with Syracuse in 1940 and Montreal in 1941. Perhaps his most impressive numbers were posted during part of a season with Class D Cairo, for whom he hit .374 with 28 home runs in 1946. As a pitcher, he led the 1942 Atlanta Crackers with 14 victories while also hitting a decent .273 (which was the same batting average posted by teammate Charlie Letchas).

Year-by-Year Managerial Record[edit]

Year Team League Record Finish Organization Playoffs
1947 Federalsburg Athletics Eastern Shore League 62-63 4th Philadelphia A's Lost in 1st round
1948 Hagerstown Owls Interstate League 6-17 -- Detroit Tigers -- replaced by Gene Crumling (12-22) on May 26
1951 Eastman Dodgers Georgia State League 76-54 3rd none Lost League Finals
1952 Cocoa Indians Florida State League -- none -- replaced by James Balogh July 16

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