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James Raburn Sanders

  • Bats Left, Throws Right
  • Height 5' 9", Weight 165 lb.


Outfielder Jimmy Sanders played in the minors from 1923 to 1939, collecting 2,150 hits 395 2B, and 368 SB to go with a .296 average. He led the 1926 South Atlantic League with 42 stolen bases, and the 1928 Central League with 29. He also led the 1927 Western Association with 14 triples. In 1934, Sanders not only led the Bi-State League, but all of the minor leagues with his .423 average.



[edit] Year-by-Year Managerial Record

Year Team League Record Finish Organization Playoffs
1934 Martinsville Manufacturers Bi-State League 43-26 1st Lost League Finals
1935 Jacksonville Jax West Dixie League -- St. Louis Cardinals -- replaced by Jackie Reid
1936 Martinsville Manufacturers Bi-State League 59-58 4th St. Louis Cardinals
1937 Daytona Beach Islanders Florida State League 67-72 7th St. Louis Cardinals
1938 Daytona Beach Islanders Florida State League -- St. Louis Cardinals -- replaced by Harrison Wickel August 4
New Iberia Cardinals Evangeline League 7th St. Louis Cardinals replaced Harrison Wickel August 4
1939 New Iberia Cardinals Evangeline League 69-64 4th St. Louis Cardinals Lost League Finals
1940 New Iberia Cardinals Evangeline League 78-57 4th St. Louis Cardinals Lost League Finals
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