Joseph Edward Bockman
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 5' 9", Weight 175 lb.
- School Whittier College
- High School Wilson High School (Long Beach)
- Debut September 11, 1946
- Final Game October 2, 1949
- Born July 26, 1920 in Santa Ana, CA USA
- Died September 29, 2011 in Millbrae, CA USA
After a brief stint in the big leagues as a player, Eddie Bockman went on to have a long career as a minor league manager and scout. Bockman managed the Albuquerque Dukes in 1955, the Visalia Cubs in 1956, and the Amarillo Gold Sox in 1957-58. As a scout for the Philadelphia Phillies (1960-1991), he signed Bob Boone, Larry Bowa and Ricky Jordan among others.
Bockman missed 1943 to 1946 due to military service during World War II.
Year-by-Year Managerial Record
|1955||Albuquerque Dukes||West Texas-New Mexico League||79-60||2nd||none||Lost in first round|
|1956||Visalia Cubs||California League||67-73||5th||none|
|1957||Amarillo Gold Sox||Western League||97-57||2nd||Sacramento Solons||none|
|1958||Amarillo Gold Sox||Western League||74-55||--||Sacramento Solons||--||replaced by Gale Pringle (10-8) on September 1|