From BR Bullpen
Bobby Brooks Winkles
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 5' 9", Weight 166 lb.
- School Illinois Wesleyan University, University of Colorado
 Biographical Information
Bobby Winkles played in the minors from 1951 to 1958, except for 1953, when he was serving in the military. He made it as high as AAA but never played in the major leagues.
In addition to managing the California Angels and Oakland Athletics, he was a coach for the Angels (1972), Athletics (1974-1975), San Francisco Giants (1976-1977), Chicago White Sox (1979-1981), and Montreal Expos (1986-1988).
|California Angels Manager
|Oakland Athletics Manager
 Year-By-Year Managerial Record
|1973||California Angels||American League||79-83||4th||California Angels|
|1974||California Angels||American League||30-44||--||California Angels||replaced by Whitey Herzog on June 27|
|1977||Oakland Athletics||American League||37-71||7th||Oakland Athletics||replaced Jack McKeon (26-27) on June 10|
|1978||Oakland Athletics||American League||24-15||--||Oakland Athletics||replaced by Jack McKeon on May 23|
 Further Reading
- Norm King: "Bobby Winkles", in Chip Greene, ed.: Mustaches and Mayhem, Charlie O's Three-Time Champions: The Oakland Athletics 1972-74, SABR, Phoenix, AZ, 2015, pp. 559-563. ISBN 978-1-943816-07-1