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Pug Griffin

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Francis Arthur Griffin

  • Bats Right, Throws Right
  • Height 5' 11½", Weight 187 lb.

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Biographical Information[edit]

Pug Griffin purchased the Lincoln Links in 1934 and later owned the Miami Eagles from 1950 to June 1951. He also scouted for both the St. Louis Cardinals and the St. Louis Browns.

Year-by-Year Managerial Record[edit]

Year Team League Record Finish Organization Playoffs Notes
1929 Omaha Crickets Western League 3rd replaced Barney Burch 5/31
1931 Omaha Packers Western League 8th replaced Herbert C. "Doc" Smith 7/7
1932 Omaha Packers Western League -- none -- replaced by Eddie Brown 6/3
Pueblo Braves Western League 7th none replaced Walter Smallwood 6/4
1933 Omaha Packers Western League 63-61 5th none
1934 Lincoln Links Nebraska State League 1st none none League Champs replaced Cy Lingle (Griffin and Lingle were comanagers.
1938 Lincoln Links Nebraska State League 52-64 4th St. Louis Browns
1939 Lincoln Links Western League 64-55 4th St. Louis Browns Lost League Finals
1941 Pueblo Rollers Western League 52-54 4th St. Louis Browns League Champs
1949 Lynchburg Cardinals Piedmont League 7-9 -- St. Louis Cardinals -- replaced by Bob Latshaw (1-0) on May 14
1950 Miami Eagles Kansas-Oklahoma-Missouri League 41-39 5th none replaced Jim Oglesby (21-21) on July 6

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