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James Philip Austin

  • Bats Both, Throws Right
  • Height 5' 7½", Weight 155 lb.

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Jimmy Austin was a long-time third baseman for the St. Louis Browns during the deadball era. A slick fielder, he also stole bases and drew many walks. He was a player-manager for the team for parts of three years, and was a coach for the team from 1923 to 1932. Later, he also coached for the Chicago White Sox from 1933 to 1935, 1937, 1939 and 1940.

Preceded by
George Stovall
St. Louis Browns Manager
Succeeded by
Branch Rickey
Preceded by
Fielder Jones
St. Louis Browns Manager
Succeeded by
Jimmy Burke
Preceded by
Lee Fohl
St. Louis Browns Manager
Succeeded by
George Sisler

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