Harry Clinton Warner
- Bats Left, Throws Right
- Height 6' 2", Weight 215 lb.
First baseman Harry Warner began his playing career with the Stroudsburg Poconos in 1946. He was purchased by the Boston Braves organization following the 1949 season. He later also played in the Washington Senators farm system in a playing career that lasted through 1959.
Following his playing days, Warner spent 17 seasons moving up and down the Washington Senators/Minnesota Twins farm system. In 1960 he managed the Erie Senators to the New York-Penn League title, and managed the re-named Erie Sailors in 1961. Moving up the chain, he managed the Wilson Tobs in 1962, and the Orlando Twins from 1963 to 1965. He moved up to the Charlotte Hornets from 1966 to 1968, then went back down to Orlando and led the team to the best record in the Florida State League in 1969. He went back up to Charlotte in 1970, but was replaced in mid-year, then managed Charlotte to the Southern League title in 1971.
Warner made it to AAA in 1972, managing the Tacoma Twins, then he started going back down through the system. He managed the Orlando Twins again, this time in the Southern League in 1973, then managed the Lynchburg Twins in 1974. He was the first manager of the Reno Silver Sox during the Twins/Padres affiliation in 1975, and finally made it down to the Wisconsin Rapids Twins in 1976. In 1977, Warner spent the first of three full seasons as a coach with the expansion Toronto Blue Jays. Warner filled in for skipper Roy Hartsfield for 12 games in 1978 (going 3-9) while Hartsfield's wife was ill. In 1980, Warner managed the Syracuse Chiefs to last place in the International League before coaching the Blue Jays in September. Warner then served two years on the Milwaukee Brewers coaching staff (1981-1982) as third base coach.
Warner returned to the Twins organization with the Visalia Oaks in 1983. Not including his partial year of 1970, Warner's minor league teams compiled a 1306-1147 record in 18 seasons.
From 1984 until 1990, Warner scouted for the Twins and San Diego Padres.