Jimmy Williams (minors02)

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James Bernard Williams

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Biographical Information[edit]

Outfielder Jimmy Williams played in the Brooklyn and Los Angeles Dodgers farm system from 1947 to 1964. He led the 1949 Western League with 126 runs and 42 stolen bases. In 1955, he hit .329 with 13 homers for the Montreal Royals of the International League.

Williams was a player/coach in 1962 and a player/manager in 1963-1964. He was a Houston Astros coach in 1975 and later was a member of the Baltimore Orioles coaching staff for seven seasons (1981-1987), which included their 1983 World Series win.

He was inducted in the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame in 1991.

Year-by-Year Managerial Record[edit]

Year Team League Record Finish Organization Playoffs Notes
1963 Santa Barbara Rancheros California League 67-72 6th Los Angeles Dodgers
1964 Grand Forks Dodgers Northern League 69-50 2nd Los Angeles Dodgers 3rd (Baukol Playoffs)
1965 Shelby Rebels Western Carolinas League 42-57 6th Kansas City Athletics replaced Wes Ferrell on May 17
1966 Leesburg Athletics Florida State League 87-44 2nd Kansas City Athletics League Champs
1967 Leesburg Athletics Florida State League 64-71 5th Kansas City Athletics
1968 Peninsula Grays Carolina League 75-65 4th Oakland Athletics Lost in 1st round
1969 Iowa Oaks American Association 62-78 4th (t) Oakland Athletics
1970 Columbus Astros Southern League 78-59 1st Houston Astros none League Champs
1971 Oklahoma City 89ers American Association 71-69 3rd (t) Houston Astros
1972 Cocoa Astros Florida State League 56-72 11th Houston Astros
1973 Denver Bears American Association 61-75 8th Houston Astros
1974 Columbus Astros Southern League 65-73 6th Houston Astros
1976 Lodi Dodgers California League 64-76 5th Los Angeles Dodgers
1977 Albuquerque Dukes Pacific Coast League 60-78 8th Los Angeles Dodgers
1978 Miami Orioles Florida State League 76-65 4th Baltimore Orioles League Champs
1979 Charlotte O's Southern League 73-69 5th Baltimore Orioles Lost in 1st round
1980 Charlotte O's Southern League 72-72 5th Baltimore Orioles League Champs

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