Papa Williams

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Fred Williams

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Biographical Information[edit]

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[edit]

Year Team League Record Finish Organization Playoffs
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

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