Clyde McDowell

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Clyde W. McDowell (Rabbit)

  • Bats Right, Throws Right
  • Height 5' 8", Weight 160 lb.

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Biographical Information[edit]

Second baseman Clyde McDowell played minor league baseball from 1935 to 1947, missing the 1943-1945 seasons. He spent 1937 to 1941 in the Texas League and 1942 in the American Association. After the war he was sent to class B baseball, never having reached the majors. McDowell posted decent averages in the TL (.264-.293) but only hit 7 homers in his career, just two in the higher minors.

McDowell scouted for the Dallas Eagles in 1953 before switching jobs with Jimmy Adair. From 1958-1961, he was head coach at Texas Christian University.

Year-by-Year Managerial Record[edit]

Year Team League Record Finish Organization Playoffs
1946 Shelby Cubs Tri-State League 59-81 4th (t) Chicago Cubs Lost in 1st round
1947 Fayetteville Cubs Tri-State League 61-78 7th Chicago Cubs
1948 Pensacola Fliers Southeastern League 20-15 5th none replaced Wally Dashiell (33-33) on July 28
1949 Charlotte Hornets Tri-State League 62-80 7th Washington Senators
1950 Charlotte Hornets Tri-State League -- Washington Senators replaced by Joe Bird July 26
1953 Bryan Majors Big State League 19-26 6th Dallas Eagles replaced Jimmy Adair (51-51) on July 31