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Zinn Bertram Beck

  • Bats Right, Throws Right
  • Height 5' 10½", Weight 160 lb.

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Zinn Beck was the regular third baseman for the 1914 St. Louis Cardinals. In 1915, he lost his regular job and became a backup. In 1916, at age 30, he backed up the 20-year-old Rogers Hornsby at third base. Beck hit .223 while Hornsby hit .313.

Beck was later the general manager of the Chattanooga Lookouts.

Beck scouted for the Washington Senators/Minnesota Twins from 1948 until his passing at 95 years of age in 1981.

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Year Team League Record Finish Playoffs Notes
1920 Columbia Comers South Atlantic League 76-44 1st none League Champs
1921 Columbia Comers South Atlantic League 95-53 1st none League Champs
1922 Columbia Comers South Atlantic League 72-59 3rd none
1923 Greenville Spinners South Atlantic League 77-65 3rd
1924 Greenville Spinners South Atlantic League 59-61 4th none
1925 Greenville Spinners South Atlantic League -- -- replaced by Pat Crawford
1927 Portsmouth (VA) Truckers Virginia League 76-52 1st none League Champs
1928 Norfolk Tars Virginia League 26-13 1st League disbanded on June 3
Selma Cloverleafs Southeastern League 6th replaced Polly McLary
1929 Selma Cloverleafs Southeastern League 77-60 2nd
1930 Selma Cloverleafs Southeastern League 94-43 1st none League Champs
1934 Chattanooga Lookouts Southern Association -- -- replaced by Mule Shirley

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