Jimmy Austin

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James Philip Austin

  • Bats Both, Throws Right
  • Height 5' 7½", Weight 155 lb.

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Biographical Information[edit]

Jimmy Austin was a long-time third baseman for the St. Louis Browns during the deadball era. A slick fielder, he also stole bases and drew many walks. He was a player-manager for the team for parts of three years, and was a coach for the team from 1923 to 1932. Later, he also coached for the Chicago White Sox from 1933 to 1935, 1937, 1939 and 1940.

Preceded by
George Stovall
St. Louis Browns Manager
Succeeded by
Branch Rickey
Preceded by
Fielder Jones
St. Louis Browns Manager
Succeeded by
Jimmy Burke
Preceded by
Lee Fohl
St. Louis Browns Manager
Succeeded by
George Sisler

Year-By-Year Managerial Record[edit]

Year Team League Record Finish Organization Playoffs Notes
1913 St. Louis Browns American League 2-6 -- St. Louis Browns Replaced George Stovall (50-84) on September 7/
Replaced by Branch Rickey on September 17
1918 St. Louis Browns American League 7-9 -- St. Louis Browns Replaced Fielder Jones (22-24) on June 14/
Replaced by Jimmy Burke on June 28
1923 St. Louis Browns American League 22-29 5th St. Louis Browns Replaced Lee Fohl (52-49) on August 8

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