Tom Oliver

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Thomas Noble Oliver

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Biographical Information[edit]

After his playing career ended, outfielder Tom Oliver was a member of the Philadelphia Athletics coaching staff from 1951 to 1953 and a Baltimore Orioles coach in 1954. Oliver was also an A's scout in 1948-1949 and an Oriole scout in 1955. He would later scout for the Philadelphia Phillies for many years.

Oliver holds the career records for most hits (534) and RBI (176) by a player with no home runs.

Year-by-Year Managerial Record[edit]

Year Team League Record Finish Organization Playoffs Notes
1940 Reading Chicks Interstate League 76-52 1st none Lost League Finals
1941 Wilmington Blue Rocks Interstate League 64-62 5th Philadelphia A's
1942 Lancaster (PA) Red Roses Interstate League 59-78 5th Philadelphia A's
1946 Lancaster (PA) Red Roses Interstate League 55-83 8th Philadelphia A's
1947 Savannah Indians South Atlantic League 14-21 -- Philadelphia A's -- replaced Lena Blackburne (15-15) on May 14
replaced by Jimmy Adair on June 19
Lincoln A's Western League 12-32 6th Philadelphia A's replaced Ham Schulte on July 30
1950 Fayetteville A's Carolina League 43-85 8th Philadelphia A's replaced John Miller (1-1) on May 18
1956 Fargo-Moorhead Twins Northern League 49-74 8th Cleveland Indians

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