Thomas Noble Oliver
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 6' 0", Weight 168 lb.
- High School Sidney Lanier High School
- Debut April 14, 1930
- Final Game September 23, 1933
- Born January 15, 1903 in Montgomery, AL USA
- Died February 26, 1988 in Montgomery, AL USA
After his playing career ended, outfielder Tom Oliver was a member of the Philadelphia Athletics coaching staff from 1951 to 1953 and a Baltimore Orioles coach in 1954. Oliver was also an A's scout in 1948-1949 and an Oriole scout in 1955. He would later scout for the Philadelphia Phillies for many years.
Oliver holds the career records for most hits (534) and RBI (176) by a player with no home runs.
Year-by-Year Managerial Record
|1940||Reading Chicks||Interstate League||76-52||1st||none||Lost League Finals|
|1941||Wilmington Blue Rocks||Interstate League||64-62||5th||Philadelphia A's|
|1942||Lancaster (PA) Red Roses||Interstate League||59-78||5th||Philadelphia A's|
|1946||Lancaster (PA) Red Roses||Interstate League||55-83||8th||Philadelphia A's|
|1947||Savannah Indians||South Atlantic League||14-21||--||Philadelphia A's||--|| replaced Lena Blackburne (15-15) on May 14|
replaced by Jimmy Adair on June 19
|Lincoln A's||Western League||12-32||6th||Philadelphia A's||replaced Ham Schulte on July 30|
|1950||Fayetteville A's||Carolina League||43-85||8th||Philadelphia A's||replaced John Miller (1-1) on May 18|
|1956||Fargo-Moorhead Twins||Northern League||49-74||8th||Cleveland Indians|