Art Phelan

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Arthur Thomas Phelan

  • Bats Right, Throws Right
  • Height 5' 8", Weight 160 lb.

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Biographical Information[edit]

Third baseman Art Phelan began his playing career in 1907 and earned his first cup of coffee in the majors with the 1910 Cincinnati Reds. He returned to the Reds as the team's regular third baseman in 1912 and hit .243 in 130 games. After the season, he was traded to the Chicago Cubs, for whom he played three years and was the starter at third in 1915. He then returned to the minors. He coached for the University of Florida in 1919-1920. He was with the Fort Worth Panthers from 1920 to 1926, when he left to become skipper of the Shreveport Sports. He later managed the Alexandria Aces for many years and was owner of the club from 1935 to 1951.

Year-by-Year Managerial Record[edit]

Year Team League Record Finish Organization Playoffs Notes
1926 Shreveport Sports Texas League 43-47 4th none replaced Bob Tarleton (34-32) on June 20
1927 Shreveport Sports Texas League 73-82 6th none
1928 Shreveport Sports Texas League 79-81 4th
1929 Shreveport Sports Texas League 91-66 2nd
1930 Shreveport Sports Texas League 86-65 3rd
1931 Fort Worth Panthers Texas League 90-70 3rd none
1932 Selma Cloverleafs Southeastern League 16-16 3rd none League disbanded on May 18
Fort Worth Cats Texas League 19-24 4th none replaced Dick McCabe on August 6
1933 Henderson Oilers Dixie League 64-61 4th none
1934 Alexandria Aces Evangeline League 47-64 6th none with Cecil Coombs
1935 Alexandria Aces Evangeline League 72-57 3rd none Lost in 1st round
1936 Alexandria Aces Evangeline League 96-42 1st Detroit Tigers League Champs
1937 Alexandria Aces Evangeline League 69-68 5th none
1938 Alexandria Aces Evangeline League 72-60 3rd none Lost in 1st round
1939 Alexandria Aces Evangeline League 82-56 1st none Lost in 1st round
1947 Alexandria Aces Evangeline League 60-49 -- none -- replaced by Harry Strohm (19-4) on August 9
1948 Alexandria Aces Evangeline League 17-19 -- none -- replaced by Chester Juckno (68-70) on May 29
1949 Alexandria Aces Evangeline League 35-24 4th none Lost League Finals replaced Merle Coleman (40-41) on July 10

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