Thomas G. Kain
- Bats Right, ...Throws unknown
- Height 5' 10", Weight 170 lb.
- School University of Georgia
- High School Hume-Fogg High School
- Born July 7, 1907 in Nashville, TN USA
- Died June 24, 1971 in Nashville, TN USA
Minor League pitcher Thomas "Shaky" Kain went 103-79 in 252 games, winning as many as 16 games in a season four times. He was also a rather successful minor league manager. In six seasons as a manager, he made the playoffs all six years, made the finals five times, and won three championships.
Kain scouted for the New York Yankees (1947-1948), Pittsburgh Pirates (1949-1951), Philadelphia Phillies (1956-1959), and Chicago Cubs (1960-1968).
Away from the diamond, Kain was a Southeastern Conference football referee for 28 years. He was considered the top referee at the time, being selected to 14 straight Senior Bowls.
- He played football as a fullback and halfback while at the University of Georgia.
- He was elected to the Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame in 1986.
Year-by-Year Managerial Record
|1939||Butler Yankees||Pennsylvania State Association||67-43||1st||New York Yankees||Lost League Finals|
|1940||Butler Yankees||Pennsylvania State Association||65-44||1st (t)||New York Yankees||League Champs|
|1941||Butler Yankees||Pennsylvania State Association||63-47||2nd||New York Yankees||League Champs|
|1942||Amsterdam Rugmakers||Canadian-American League||77-46||1st||New York Yankees||Lost League Finals|
|1943||Norfolk Tars||Piedmont League||66-63||3rd||New York Yankees||League Champs|
|1946||Norfolk Tars||Piedmont League||71-69||4th||New York Yankees||Lost in 1st round|
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