Jack Krol

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John Thomas Krol

  • Bats Right, Throws Right
  • Height 5' 11", Weight 175 lb.

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Biographical Information[edit]

Jack Krol was a St. Louis Cardinals coach from 1977 to 1980, serving as the club's interim manager briefly in 1978 and in 1980. He was then a member of the San Diego Padres coaching staff from 1981 to 1986. After managing in the Padres' chain from 1987 to 1990, he was an advance scout for the Cardinals in 1991.

In 18 seasons as a minor league manager, he posted a 1,135-1,131 lifetime record.

Fred Koenig was the best man at Krol's wedding and the godfather of Krol's daughter Toni [1].

Year-by-Year Managerial Record[edit]

Year Team League Record Finish Organization Playoffs Notes
1966 Rock Hill Cardinals Western Carolinas League 58-68 5th St. Louis Cardinals none
1967 Cedar Rapids Cardinals Midwest League 53-67 8th St. Louis Cardinals
1968 Cedar Rapids Cardinals Midwest League 63-53 3rd St. Louis Cardinals
1969 St. Petersburg Cardinals Florida State League 54-76 11th St. Louis Cardinals
1970 Modesto Reds California League 76-64 4th St. Louis Cardinals none
1971 Arkansas Travelers Texas League 75-64 3rd St. Louis Cardinals League Champs
1972 Tulsa Oilers American Association 78-62 3rd St. Louis Cardinals
1973 Tulsa Oilers American Association 68-67 3rd St. Louis Cardinals League Champs
1974 Arkansas Travelers Texas League 75-59 2nd St. Louis Cardinals
1975 St. Petersburg Cardinals Florida State League 88-47 1st St. Louis Cardinals League Champs
1976 Arkansas Travelers Texas League 59-76 7th St. Louis Cardinals
1978 St. Louis Cardinals National League 1-1 -- St. Louis Cardinals replaced Vern Rapp (6-11) on April 26/
replaced by Ken Boyer on April 29
1980 St. Louis Cardinals National League 0-1 -- St. Louis Cardinals interim between Ken Boyer (18-33)
and Whitey Herzog (0-1) on June 8
1987 Las Vegas Stars Pacific Coast League 69-73 7th San Diego Padres Lost in 1st round
1988 Charleston Rainbows South Atlantic League 85-53 1st San Diego Padres Lost League Finals
1989 Charleston Rainbows South Atlantic League 72-68 5th San Diego Padres Lost in 1st round
1990 Charleston Rainbows South Atlantic League 46-96 12th San Diego Padres
1992 Louisville Redbirds American Association 73-70 4th St. Louis Cardinals
1993 Louisville Redbirds American Association 68-76 6th St. Louis Cardinals

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