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Red Corriden

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John Michael Corriden Sr.

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Biographical Information[edit]

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The father of John Corriden, Red Corriden played parts of five seasons in the majors and was the regular shorstop for the Chicago Cubs in 1914. After his playing career ended, he was a minor league manager and was a coach for the Minneapolis Millers in 1925-1927 and Indianapolis Indians in 1928-1929.

His playing career started in semi-pro ball in Keokuk, IA and he came to the majors with the St. Louis Browns in 1910. After his major league playing days, he played for several minor league clubs.

Atfter scouting for the Cubs in 1931, Corriden was a Cubs coach from 1932 to 1940. He was then a member of the Brooklyn Dodgers staff from 1941 to 1946 and the New York Yankees staff in 1947 and 1948. He joined the Chicago White Sox as a coach in 1950 and replaced fired manager Jack Onslow in midseason. Finally, he scouted for the Brooklyn Dodgers/Los Angeles Dodgers from 1951 to 1958.

Preceded by
Jack Onslow
Chicago White Sox Manager
Succeeded by
Paul Richards

Year-by-Year Managerial Record[edit]

Year Team League Record Finish Playoffs Notes
1923 Des Moines Boosters Western League 87-79 5th
1924 Des Moines Boosters Western League 59-106 7th
1930 Indianapolis Indians American Association 60-93 8th
1931 Indianapolis Indians American Association 22-28 -- -- replaced by Emmett McCann (64-52) on June 15
1950 Chicago White Sox American League 52-72 6th replaced Jack Onslow (8-22) on May 27

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