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John Michael Corriden Sr.

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

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The father of John Corriden, Red Corriden played parts of five seasons in the majors and was the regular shorstop for the 1914 Chicago Cubs. After his playing career ended, he was a minor league manager and was a coach for the Minneapolis Millers in 1925-1927 and Indianapolis Indians in 1928-1929.

His playing career started in semi-pro ball in Keokuk, and he came to the majors in 1910. After his major league playing days, he played for several minor league clubs.

Atfter scouting for the Cubs in 1931, Corriden was a Cubs coach from 1932 to 1940. He was then a member of the Brooklyn Dodgers staff from 1941 to 1946 and the New York Yankees staff in 1947 and 1948. He joined the Chicago White Sox as a coach in 1950 and replaced fired manager Jack Onslow in midseason. Finally, he scouted for the Brooklyn Dodgers/Los Angeles Dodgers from 1951 to 1958.


Preceded by
Jack Onslow
Chicago White Sox Manager
1950
Succeeded by
Paul Richards

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