Ernest James Wingard
- Bats Left, Throws Left
- Height 6' 2", Weight 176 lb.
- School University of Alabama
- Debut May 1, 1924
- Final Game September 25, 1927
- Born October 17, 1900 in Prattville, AL USA
- Died January 17, 1977 in Prattville, AL USA
Pitcher Ernie Wingard played minor league ball after his major league career from 1928 to 1941. A two-way player who was also used in the outfield and at first base, he collected 1,624 hits, 286 2B, and 147 HR to go with his .326 average. He also was 67-58 with a 3.81 ERA in 176 minor league pitching appearances. He led the 1939 Alabama-Florida League with 180 hits and 137 RBI and led the 1928 American Association with 24 wins.
Year-by-Year Managerial Record
|1936||Troy (AL) Trojans||Alabama-Florida League||68-42||1st||none||Lost League Finals|
|1938||Dothan Browns||Alabama-Florida League||77-53||1st||none||Lost in 1st round|
|1939||Dothan Browns||Alabama-Florida League||74-54||1st||none||Lost in 1st round|
|1940||Montgomery Rebels||Southeastern League||--||none||--||replaced by Goat Walker on July 22|
|1941||Greenville Lions||Alabama State League||--||none||--||replaced by Herb Thomas|