Le Grant Scott
Le Grant Edward Scott
- Bats Left, Throws Left
- Height 5' 8½", Weight 170 lb.
- School University of Alabama
- Debut April 19, 1939
- Final Game August 5, 1939
- Born July 25, 1910 in Cleveland, OH USA
- Died November 12, 1993 in Birmingham, AL USA
Outfielder Le Grant Scott lettered in baseball at the University of Alabama in 1933 and 1934 and was signed by the Birmingham Barons of the Southern Association at the end of the school year in '34. He would spend the next five seasons (1934-1938) with the Barons, hitting over the .300 mark in three of the five years, before being drafted by the Philadelphia Phillies in the 1938 Rule V Draft.
Scott would spend his only season in the major leagues with the Phillies, making his debut on April 19, 1939 and appearing in 76 games and hitting at a .280 clip before being sent down to the Indianapolis Indians of the American Association, where he finished out the remainder of the year, appearing in 21 games and hitting for a .315 average.
Scott would spend the rest of his pro baseball days in the minors with Indianapolis, Toronto, Rochester, Nashville and Atlanta and would spend the last three seasons (1946-1948) as a player manager in the class D Georgia-Florida League. His minor league career shows he appeared in 1,175 games, hit at a .313 average with 66 home runs. He also did some spot pitching, winding up with a 6-7 record and a 4.30 ERA, in four different seasons on the mound.
Year-by-Year Managerial Record
|1946||Waycross Bears||Georgia-Florida League||75-50||3rd||Atlanta Crackers||Lost in 1st round|
|1947||Waycross Bears||Georgia-Florida League||79-59||2nd||Atlanta Crackers||Lost in 1st round|
|1948||Americus Phillies||Georgia-Florida League||--||Philadelphia Phillies||--||replaced by Ed Murphy July 1|