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1993 Conlon TSN #750 Bill Atwood

William Franklin Atwood

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After five seasons with the Philadelphia Phillies, Bill Atwood suffered a collarbone injury and never returned to the big leagues. He played a few more seasons with minor league clubs, including the Hollywood Stars of the Pacific Coast League, and served in the U.S. Army during World War II. Atwood died at age 81 in an automobile accident.

He was the manager of the Sherman-Denison Twins in the Big State League in 1947 and the Ballinger Cats of the Longhorn League in 1948.

[edit] Year-by-Year Managerial Record

Year Team League Record Finish Playoffs Notes
1947 Sherman-Denison Twins Big State League 16-32 -- -- Replaced John Whitehead (9-9) on May 29
replaced by Guy Sturdy (1-9) on July 9
1948 Ballinger Cats Longhorn League 68-71 5th

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