Patrick Newnam

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Patrick Henry Newnam
born Robert Albert Newnam

  • Bats Right, Throws Right
  • Height 6' 0", Weight 180 lb.

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Biographical Information[edit]

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).

He was President of the Gulf Coast League in 1926 and the Lone Star League in 1927.

Year-by-Year Managerial Record[edit]

Year Team League Record Finish Playoffs Notes
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

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