George Carman

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George Wartman Carman

  • Bats Unknown, Throws Unknown
  • Height 5' 4", Weight 139 lb.

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Biographical Information[edit]

George Carman played for the 1890 Philadelphia Athletics, mostly at shortstop and in right field.

Carman hit .172, while the team's regular shortstop, 19-year-old Ben Conroy, hit .171.

He managed at Easton (1890) in the Eastern Interstate League, the Lebanon Pretzel Eaters (1892), and the Fort Worth Panthers (1896).

According to his obituary in the New York Times (June 17, 1929), Carman was the manager of the Brunswick Hotel in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. He dropped dead in the hotel lobby and his death was attributed to heart disease. He was a member of the Philadelphia Sports Writers' Association.

Year-by-Year Managerial Record[edit]

Year Team League Record Finish Playoffs Notes
1892 Lebanon Pretzel Eaters Pennsylvania State League 22-25 NA -- team disbanded July 21
1896 Fort Worth Panthers Texas Association -- -- replaced by Sport McAllister; team disbanded August 2

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