Pug Griffin

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Francis Arthur Griffin

  • Bats Right, Throws Right
  • Height 5' 11½", Weight 187 lb.

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Biographical Information[edit]

Pug Griffin purchased the Lincoln Links in 1934 and later owned the Miami Eagles in 1950-1951. He also scouted for both the St. Louis Cardinals and the St. Louis Browns.

Year-by-Year Managerial Record[edit]

Year Team League Record Finish Organization Playoffs Notes
1929 Omaha Crickets Western League 3rd replaced Barney Burch 5/31
1931 Omaha Packers Western League 8th replaced Herbert C. "Doc" Smith 7/7
1932 Omaha Packers Western League -- none -- replaced by Eddie Brown 6/3
Pueblo Braves Western League 7th none replaced Walter Smallwood 6/4
1933 Omaha Packers Western League 63-61 5th none
1934 Lincoln Links Nebraska State League 1st none none League Champs replaced Cy Lingle (Griffin and Lingle were comanagers.
1938 Lincoln Links Nebraska State League 52-64 4th St. Louis Browns
1939 Lincoln Links Western League 64-55 4th St. Louis Browns Lost League Finals
1941 Pueblo Rollers Western League 52-54 4th St. Louis Browns League Champs
1949 Lynchburg Cardinals Piedmont League -- St. Louis Cardinals -- replaced by Vernon Mackie on May 14
1950 Miami Eagles Kansas-Oklahoma-Missouri League 5th none replaced Jim Oglesby July 6
1951 Miami Eagles Kansas-Oklahoma-Missouri League -- none -- replaced by Thomas Warren May 3

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