Joe Bird

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Joseph A. Bird

  • Bats Both
  • Height 5' 10", Weight 165 lb.

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Biographical Information[edit]

Joe Bird was a minor league catcher and manager. He also scouted for the Philadelphia Phillies, Washington Senators, and Houston Astros from 1952 to 1962. From 1969-1978, he was head coach of Allentown College.

Year-by-Year Managerial Record[edit]

Year Team League Record Finish Organization Playoffs
1938 Cooleemee Weavers North Carolina State League 42-69 7th Brooklyn Dodgers
1939 Lexington Indians North Carolina State League 64-46 2nd Philadelphia A's Lost in 1st round
1944 Trenton Packers Interstate League 32-57 -- Brooklyn Dodgers -- replaced by Walter Alston (31-18)
1947 Welch Miners Appalachian League 8th Philadelphia A's replaced Walter Youse
1950 Charlotte Hornets Tri-State League 5th Washington Senators replaced Rabbit McDowell July 26