Louis Nathan Blair
- Bats Left, Throws Right
- Height 6' 0", Weight 186 lb.
- School Louisiana State University
- Debut April 14, 1942
- Final Game September 20, 1942
- Born September 10, 1910 in Columbia, MS USA
- Died June 7, 1996 in Monroe, LA USA
Buddy Blair was a star athlete at Louisiana State University as a member of their 1933 national champion track team and their 1935 national champion baseball team. He played one season with the Philadelphia Athletics before serving in World War II. After the war, he managed the Vicksburg Billies of the Southeastern League for five years. He also founded the Little League program in Monroe, Louisiana. Blair died of a heart attack at age 85.
Year-by-Year Managerial Record
|1946||Vicksburg Billies||Southeastern League||70-63||3rd||none||Lost league finals|
|1947||Vicksburg Billies||Southeastern League||74-69||5th||none|
|1948||Vicksburg Billies||Southeastern League||77-63||2nd||none||Lost in 1st round|
|1949||Vicksburg Billies||Southeastern League||68-66||4th||none||Lost league finals|
|1950||Vicksburg Hill Billies||Southeastern League||63-63||5th||New York Giants|
|1952||Alexandria Aces||Evangeline League||--||none||--||replaced by George Washburn June 19|