Charlie Morton (mortoch01)
Charles Hazen Morton
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Weight 150 lb.
- Debut May 2, 1882
- Final Game June 23, 1885
- Born October 12, 1854 in Kingsville, OH USA
- Died December 9, 1921 in Massillon, OH USA
Charlie Morton played three seasons and also managed three seasons in the majors. He is most famous for being the manager of Fleet Walker and Welday Walker in 1884. Morton had seen Walker play as early as 1880 when Morton owned part of the Akron team and Walker had played for Elyria. He managed the 1895 Buffalo Bisons.
He later served as the president of the Ohio-Pennsylvania League from 1905 to 1909.
Year-by-Year Managerial Record
|1884||Toledo Blue Stockings||American Association||46-58||8th|
|1885||Detroit Wolverines||National League||7-31||--||replaced by Bill Watkins (34-36)|
|1886||Savannah||Southern League||--||replaced by Pete Hotaling|
|1887||Des Moines Hawkeyes||Northwestern League||4th||replaced William Bryan|
|1888||Des Moines Prohibitionists||Western Association||73-40||2nd|
|1889||Toledo Black Pirates||International Association||54-51||4th|
|1890||Toledo Maumees||American Association||68-64||4th|
|1892||Minneapolis Minnies||Western League||21-25||--||Team disbanded July 15|
|1893||Erie Blackbirds||Eastern League||63-41||1st|
|1894||Erie Blackbirds||Eastern League||57-49||2nd|
|1895||Buffalo Bisons||Eastern League||63-61||5th|