Paul Chervinko

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Paul Chervinko

"Total Baseball" lists date of death as July 28th. (p 766)

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Biographical Information[edit]

Paul Chervinko was in the majors for two seasons, the minors for 13, and managed in the minors nine years.

The Danville team he managed in 1947 went 79-47 to win the league. One of his pitchers was Carl Erskine.

He played service ball while stationed at Kelly Field in Texas in 1945. A teammate on the service team was Clarence Beers.

He served in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II. He retired after working 17 years for Olin-Mathieson Company at Covington IN.

Year-by-Year Managerial Record[edit]

Year Team League Record Finish Organization Playoffs Notes
1940 Newport Dodgers Northeast Arkansas League 3rd Brooklyn Dodgers replaced Cliff Greer
1942 Dayton Ducks Middle Atlantic League -- Brooklyn Dodgers -- replaced by Howard "Ducky" Holmes
1946 Danville Dodgers Three-I League 1st (t) Brooklyn Dodgers Lost in 1st round replaced Jake Pitler
1947 Danville Dodgers Three-I League 79-47 1st Brooklyn Dodgers Lost League Finals
1948 Danville Dodgers Three-I League 72-51 2nd Brooklyn Dodgers Lost in 1st round
1949 Mobile Bears Southern Association 82-69 3rd Brooklyn Dodgers Lost League Finals
1950 Mobile Bears Southern Association 70-79 6th Brooklyn Dodgers
1951 Mobile Bears Southern Association 80-74 3rd Brooklyn Dodgers Lost in 1st round
1952 Quincy Gems Three-I League 54-72 7th New York Yankees

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