Jack Paepke

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Jack Paepke

  • Bats Right, Throws Right
  • Height 6' 2", Weight 220 lb.

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Biographical Information[edit]

The father of Dennis Paepke, Jack Paepke never reached the majors as a player but was a big league coach with the Los Angeles Angels and California Angels from 1961 to 1966. He later scouted for the Angels and Montreal Expos.

Primarily a catcher, he also pitcher regularly in the minor leagues as a true two-way player.

Year-by-Year Managerial Record[edit]

Year Team League Record Finish Organization Playoffs Notes
1953 Brunswick Pirates Georgia-Florida League 85-54 2nd Pittsburgh Pirates League Champs
1954 Waco Pirates Big State League 105-42 1st Pittsburgh Pirates League Champs
1955 Billings Mustangs Pioneer League -- Pittsburgh Pirates -- replaced by Buck Elliott on July 25
Salinas Packers California League 19-26 6th Pittsburgh Pirates replaced Buck Elliott (41-60) on July 25
1956 Kinston Eagles Carolina League 57-82 -- Pittsburgh Pirates -- replaced by Tex Taylor (9-5) on August 23
1957 Jamestown Falcons New York-Penn League 28-35 -- Pittsburgh Pirates -- Team disbanded on June 25
Grand Forks Chiefs Northern League 8th Pittsburgh Pirates -- replaced Al Kubski on July 7
1958 San Jose Pirates / Las Vegas Wranglers California League 54-81 7th Pittsburgh Pirates

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