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Svend Jessen (Red)

  • Bats Left, Throws Left
  • Height 5' 11", Weight 185 lb.

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[edit] Biographical Information

First baseman Svend "Red" Jessen played in the minor leagues from 1941 to 1955, missing the 1944-1946 seasons. Jessen spent most of the 1941-1950 period in the New York Yankees chain, and spent 1948 to 1955 in the Pioneer League. Jessen hit over 20 HR three times in his career, and made the Pioneer League all-star team four times in a row - 1949-1952.

[edit] Year-by-Year Managerial Record

Year Team League Record Finish Organization Playoffs Notes
1951 Idaho Falls Russets Pioneer League 69-70 5th New York Giants
1952 Idaho Falls Russets Pioneer League 75-56 2nd none League Champs
1953 Idaho Falls Russets Pioneer League 68-64 5th Sacramento Solons
1955 Salt Lake City Bees Pioneer League 6th Philadelphia Phillies replaced Bobby Sturgeon on July 11

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