Al Buckenberger

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Albert C. Buckenberger

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Biographical Information[edit]

Al Buckenberger was a major league manager for ten years and also served as club president at Pittsburgh.

He had previously been a light-hitting infielder and manager in the minors before coming to the majors.

His biggest successes were finishing second in the American Association in 1890 and finishing second in the National League in 1893. He also umpired one game in the Players League at the tail end of the 1890 season.

After his major league days he was part of a group that tried to resurrect the American Association, but didn't succeed.

Preceded by
Bill McGunnigle
Pittsburgh Pirates Manager
Succeeded by
Tom Burns
Preceded by
Tom Burns
Pittsburgh Pirates Manager
Succeeded by
Connie Mack
Preceded by
Doggie Miller
St. Louis Browns Manager
Succeeded by
Joe Quinn
Preceded by
Frank Selee
Boston Beaneaters Manager
Succeeded by
Fred Tenney

Year-by-Year Managerial Record[edit]

Year Team League Record Finish Playoffs Notes
1884 Terre Haute Hottentots Northwestern League -- -- replaced by George Hammerstein
1887 Kalamazoo Kazoos Ohio State League 73-34 1st none League Champs
1888 Wheeling Nail Cities Tri-State League 71-43 2nd none
1891 Sioux City Cornhuskers Western Association 66-57 1st none League Champs
1896 Toronto Maple Leafs Eastern League 59-57 4th Toronto played in Albany July 9-31 (7-11)
1897 Syracuse Stars Eastern League 83-50 1st Title awarded to Toronto
1899 Rochester Bronchos Eastern League 72-43 1st none League Champs
1900 Rochester Bronchos Eastern League 77-56 2nd
1901 Rochester Bronchos Eastern League 89-49 1st none League Champs
1905 Rochester Bronchos Eastern League 51-86 7th
1906 Rochester Bronchos Eastern League 77-62 4th
1907 Rochester Bronchos Eastern League 59-76 7th
1908 Rochester Bronchos Eastern League -- -- replaced by John Ganzel

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