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Vince Magi

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Vincent Magi

  • Bats Right, Throws Right
  • Height 6' 0", Weight 187 lb.

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Biographical Information[edit]

Vince Magi played for Team USA and spent five years in the minor leagues.

Magi was center fielder for the Army team while completing his military service. He was the center fielder on the US national team that won the Silver Medal in the 1955 Pan American Games. [1] He signed with the Washington Senators and spent most of the summer of '55 with the Hagerstown Packets, hitting .302/.395/.497 with 27 doubles, 19 homers and 88 runs. He also got into one game with the Chattanooga Lookouts. He was 8th in the Piedmont League in runs, tied Buddy Reedy for 6th in doubles and tied Ray Maldonado and Donald Russell for 5th in home runs.

In 1956, he excelled for the Ballinger Westerners (.330/.448/.702, 30 HR, 103 R in 91 G) and also hit .264/?/.434 in 38 games for the Lookouts. He was 4th in the high-flying Southwestern League in slugging. During 1957, he was with the Charlotte Hornets and produced at a .285/.369/.388 clip. In 1958, he was with Charlotte (.270/.439/.492 in 22 G) and the Fort Walton Beach Jets (.276/.392/.430 in 79 G) and also pitched a couple games. He was the third manager that year for the Jets. In 1959, he saw limited playing time (30 G) between the Jets and the Pensacola Dons while managing the Jets to a 50-70 record and 5th-place finish. That ended his playing and managerial career.

He taught history in the Detroit school system from 1960-1990, mostly at Cody High School. He also was a national champion in Partners Handball. [2]

  1. Obituary
  2. Obituary, previously cited