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Patrick Henry Newnam
born Robert Albert Newnam
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 6' 0", Weight 180 lb.
- Debut May 29, 1910
- Final Game May 13, 1911
- Born December 10, 1880 in Hempstead, TX USA
- Died June 20, 1938 in San Antonio, TX USA
When Patrick Newnam hit .216 for the St. Louis Browns in 1910, he was only two points below the team average of .218. The next year he hit .194 in 20 games but John Black, the player who appeared in the most games at first base, hit .151.
He led all minor leagues with 18 HR in 1908 for the San Antonio Bronchos.
He spent 20 years as a player, umpire and manager in the Texas League. He played on league champions in 1908 and 1909. His nine years as a manager stretched between 1907 and 1923. He umpired in the Texas League in 1924. Source: Texas League Hall of Fame (although note that the chart below credits him with 11 seasons as a manager).
Year-by-Year Managerial Record
|1907||San Antonio Bronchos||Texas League||3rd||none||replaced Sam LaRoque|
|1908||San Antonio Bronchos||Texas League||21-5||1st||none League Champs||replaced George Leidy (74-43) on August 16|
|1914||Houston Buffaloes||Texas League||102-50||1st (t)||none Co-Champs|
|1915||Houston Buffaloes||Texas League||68-74||5th||none|
|1916||Houston Buffaloes||Texas League||73-72||4th||none|
|1917||Houston Buffaloes||Texas League||77-87||4th||none|
|1918||Houston Buffaloes||Texas League||38-46||5th||none|
|1921||Beaumont Exporters||Texas League||64-93||7th||none|
|1922||Galveston Sand Crabs||Texas League||54-40||4th||none||replaced Dave Griffith (25-36) on June 17|
|1923||Galveston Sand Crabs||Texas League||68-80||7th||none|
|1929||San Antonio Indians||Texas League||8th||replaced William Alexander in April|