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Alejandro Eloy Carrasquel Aparicio
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 6' 1", Weight 182 lb.
- Debut April 23, 1939
- Final Game July 26, 1949
- Born July 24, 1912 in Caracas, Venezuela
- Died August 19, 1969 in Caracas, Venezuela
Alex typically posted above-.500 win-loss records for Senators teams that were usually under .500. In 1940 and 1941, he went 6-2 each season, although the Senators went 64-90 and 70-84. In 1944 the team again went 64-90 while Alex was 8-7. In his winningest year, 1943, he was 11-7 as the team actually finished over .500 at 84-69.
His major league career ended after 1945 when he jumped to the Mexican League (except when he returned to the majors for 3 games with the Chicago White Sox in 1949) but his minor league career continued until 1953. In 1955 and 1956, he again played in Mexico.
Carrasquel was quoted in 1946 as saying he was offered $7,500 to play for Vera Cruz in Mexico while the Chicago White Sox had offered him only $5,000.
Year-by-Year Managerial Record
|1952||Sweetwater Braves||Longhorn League||44-48||--||--||replaced by John F. Morris (8-40) on July 26|