Cat Milner

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Bloomer Holt Milner (Cat)

  • Bats Right, Throws Right
  • Height 5' 9½", Weight 162 lb.
  • Born ~1900

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Biographical Information[edit]

Outfielder/Firstbaseman Holt "Cat" Milner played in the minor leagues for 17 seasons between 1920 and 1942. Milner was out of O.B. in 1925, 1930, and 1935-1938. He led the 1928 South Atlantic League with 193 hits and the 1939 Alabama-Florida League with a .381 AVG. Overall Milner hit .325 in over 6600 AB.

Milner also managed fourteen seasons in the minors between 1931 and 1954.

Year-by-Year Managerial Record[edit]

Year Team League Record Finish Organization Playoffs
1931 Augusta Wolves Palmetto League 53-23 1st League disbanded July 23
1932 Beckley Black Knights Middle Atlantic League 1st (t) none Lost League Finals replaced Frank Welch
1939 Troy (AL) Trojans Alabama-Florida League 62-68 5th Cleveland Indians
1940 Dothan Browns Alabama State League 67-62 3rd none League Champs
1941 Dothan Browns Alabama State League 79-40 1st none League Champs
1942 Dothan Browns Georgia-Florida League 64-62 4th St. Louis Browns Lost in 1st round
1946 Valley Rebels Georgia-Alabama League 72-58 2nd none Lost League Finals
1948 Dothan Browns Alabama State League 64-62 3rd none League Champs
1949 Troy Tigers Alabama State League 49-75 8th Detroit Tigers
1950 Brewton Millers Alabama State League -- none -- replaced by Cotton McCaskey May 10
1951 Dothan Browns Alabama-Florida League 4th none League Champs replaced Emory Lindsey June 9
1952 Dothan Browns Alabama-Florida League 3rd none Lost in 1st round replaced Parks York May 15
1953 Graceville Oilers Alabama-Florida League 64-53 2nd none Lost League Finals
1954 Graceville Oilers Alabama-Florida League -- none -- replaced by Marcus Davis June 18