Hal Anderson

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Harold Anderson

  • Bats Right, Throws Right
  • Height 5' 11", Weight 160 lb.

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Biographical Information[edit]

Hal Anderson was a long-time minor league player and manager who came to the majors for a little over a week with the Chicago White Sox in 1932. During his brief stay, he appeared in 9 games in center field, getting 8 hits, all singles.

Anderson played in the American Association from 1926 to 1936, including in 1932, and later managed from 1937-1940 and 1947-1949. He also scouted for the St. Louis Cardinals.

In 1933 he played for the Columbus Red Birds, who won 101 games. He was second in the league in stolen bases with 32. He came back to manage the Red Birds in 1947-1949.

Some sources call him "Harold Anderson".

One source: 1933 Red Birds.

Year-by-Year Managerial Record[edit]

Year Team League Record Finish Organization Playoffs
1937 Asheville Tourists Piedmont League 89-50 1st St. Louis Cardinals Lost in 1st round
1938 Asheville Tourists Piedmont League 63-75 7th St. Louis Cardinals
1939 Asheville Tourists Piedmont League 89-55 1st St. Louis Cardinals League Champs
1940 New Orleans Pelicans Southern Association 71-80 5th St. Louis Cardinals
1947 Columbus (OH) Red Birds American Association 76-78 5th St. Louis Cardinals
1948 Columbus (OH) Red Birds American Association 81-73 4th St. Louis Cardinals Lost League Finals
1949 Columbus (OH) Red Birds American Association 70-83 7th St. Louis Cardinals
1950 Columbus Cardinals South Atlantic League 78-73 5th St. Louis Cardinals
1951 Columbus Cardinals South Atlantic League 68-71 5th St. Louis Cardinals

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