- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 6' 1", Weight 200 lb.
- Debut April 19, 1945
- Final Game July 8, 1945
- Born July 17, 1913 in Meridian, MS USA
- Died November 2, 1993 in Meridian, MS USA
Fred "Pap" Williams played pro ball from 1935 to 1955. He collected 2,351 minor league hits, 431 2B, 151 HR, and 217 SB to go with his .324 minor league average. Williams led the 1949 Coastal Plain League with 122 RBI. As a 40/41 year-old in 1954, he hit .403 and led the Alabama-Florida League with 44 stolen bases.
Year-by-Year Managerial Record
|1940||Grand Forks Chiefs||Northern League||79-44||1st||Chicago White Sox||League Champs|
|1941||Winnipeg Maroons||Northern League||44-67||8th||none|
|1946||Meridian Peps||Southeastern League||15-33||8th||Brooklyn Dodgers||replaced Walt Tauscher (41-56) on July 30|
|1949||Greenville Greenies||Coastal Plain League||71-67||4th||none||League Champs|
|1951||Waycross Bears||Georgia-Florida League||70-55||3rd||Atlanta Crackers||League Champs|
|1952||Waycross Bears||Georgia-Florida League||80-59||3rd||Atlanta Crackers||Lost in 1st round|
|1954||Crestview Braves||Alabama-Florida League||55-69||5th||none|
|1955||Vicksburg Hill Billies||Cotton States League||43-76||6th||Chicago Cubs|