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From BR Bullpen
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 6' 0", Weight 180 lb.
- Debut June 22, 1940
- Final Game September 1, 1940
- Born December 22, 1919 in Bayonne, NJ USA
 Biographical Information
Alex Monchak played pro ball from 1937 to 1957, missing the 1943-1945 seasons due to military service and was ot of O.B. in 1947. He was a minor League manager from 1949 to 1961, acting as a player/manager through 1956.
After his playing career ended, Monchak was a scout and farm system instructor for the California Angels from 1962 to 1970. Monchak was a Chicago White Sox coach from 1971 to 1975. He moved on to the Oakland Athletics in 1976 before serving on the Pittsburgh Pirates staff from 1977 to 1984. He later was an Atlanta Braves coach from 1986 to 1988.
 Year-by-Year Managerial Record
|1949||Odessa Oilers||Longhorn League||66-74||5th||none|
|1950||Odessa Oilers||Longhorn League||97-55||1st||none||League Champs|
|1951||Roswell Rockets||Longhorn League||79-61||3rd||none||Lost League Finals|
|1952||Roswell Rockets||Longhorn League||65-75||5th||none|
|1953||Lexington Indians||Tar Heel League||59-54||4th||none||League Champs|
|1954||Portsmouth Merrimacs||Piedmont League||50-47||--||none||replaced by Pepper Martin (21-22) August 1|
|1955||Wellsville Braves||PONY League||68-58||4th||Milwaukee Braves||Lost in 1st round|
|1956||Wellsville Braves||PONY League||74-46||1st||Milwaukee Braves||League Champs|
|1957||Wellsville Braves||PONY League||74-43||1st||Milwaukee Braves||Lost in 1st round|
|1958||Cedar Rapids Braves||Three-I League||77-53||1st||Milwaukee Braves||League Champs|
|1959||Cedar Rapids Braves||Three-I League||53-73||8th||Milwaukee Braves|
|1960||Austin Senators||Texas League||73-71||5th||Milwaukee Braves|
|1961||Quad Cities Braves||Midwest League||68-56||3rd||Milwaukee Braves|