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Grover S. Resinger

  • Bats Right, Throws Right
  • Height 5' 9", Weight 180 lb.

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[edit] Biographical Information

Grover Resinger was a minor league 3B/OF from 1934 to 1949, except 1938 when he was out of organized ball, 1942, when he was on the suspended list, and 1943-1945, when he was in the military. He led Southeastern League third-baseman in double plays in 1947 and 1948 with 20 and 29 respectively. During that 1947 season, he was the player/manager of the Pensacola Fliers until being released June 14, and catching on with the Gadsden Pilots as a player for the rest of the season.

Resinger was a coach for the Houston Buffs in 1960, then was a minor league manager from 1961 to 1965. He coached the Atlanta Braves in 1966 and the Chicago White Sox in 1967-1968. Resinger was then a scout for the St. Louis Cardinals the second half of 1968 and a coach for the Detroit Tigers in 1969-1970. He was a minor league manager for the Oakland A's in 1972 and a minor league instructor for the A's in 1973, a scout for the California Angels in 1974, a coach for the Angels in 1975-1976, and finally a scout for the New York Yankees in 1977.

[edit] Year-by-Year Managerial Record

Year Team League Record Finish Organization Playoffs
1947 Pensacola Fliers Southeastern League 28-31 -- none released June 14
1961 Winnipeg Goldeyes Northern League 37-46 -- St. Louis Cardinals replaced by Owen Friend (9-31) July 28
Billings Mustangs Pioneer League 12-18 6th St. Louis Cardinals replaced Owen Friend (43-55) July 28
1962 Billings Mustangs Pioneer League 81-48 1st St. Louis Cardinals League Champs
1963 Tulsa Oilers Texas League 74-66 3rd St. Louis Cardinals League Champs
1964 Tulsa Oilers Texas League 79-61 2nd St. Louis Cardinals Lost League Finals
1965 Jacksonville Suns International League 71-76 6th St. Louis Cardinals
1972 Coos Bay-North Bend A's Northwest League 33-45 5th Oakland A's
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