Milt Bocek

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Milton Frank Bocek

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Biographical Information[edit]

Milt Bocek played college baseball at the University of Wisconsin in the Big 10 and earned an engineering degree there. He and a pitcher named Nello Pacetti were the stars of the school's 1933 team.

Bocek made his major-league debut as an outfielder for the Chicago White Sox in the fall of 1933, a few months after his college team finished its season.

Bocek managed the 1940 Gastonia Cardinals.

After his playing days, Bocek worked as an engineer. He also served as a military policeman in the South Pacific during World War II. He died in 2007 at age 94.

Year-by-Year Managerial Record[edit]

Year Team League Record Finish Organization Playoffs Notes
1940 Gastonia Cardinals Tar Heel League 64-44 2nd St. Louis Cardinals Lost in first round

Related Sites[edit]

  • The "Beltin' Bo from Cicero" website: [1]
  • A link to the Wisconsin team picture [2]