Red Marion

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John Wyeth Marion

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Biographical Information[edit]

Red Marion managed in the minor leagues for 19 years between 1940-1963, compiling a record of 1352-1224. He managed in the organizations of the Washington Senators (1940, 1956, 1958-1959), Boston Red Sox (1946-1955), and Los Angeles Angels (1962-1963), as well as some independent clubs.

He played briefly in the major leagues, once in 1935 at the age of 21 for the Washington Senators, and again in 1943 at the age of 29 for the Senators.

Brother of Marty Marion and Roy Marion.


Year-by-Year Managerial Record[edit]

Year Team League Record Finish Organization Playoffs
1940 Newport Canners Appalachian League Washington Senators replaced Jerry Witner May 23
1941 Newport Canners Appalachian League 66-52 3rd Washington Senators Lost in 1st round
1942 Utica Braves Canadian-American League 66-54 3rd Springfield Rifles Lost in 1st round
1946 Oneonta Red Sox Canadian-American League 68-54 4th Boston Red Sox Lost in 1st round
1947 Oneonta Red Sox Canadian-American League 70-67 4th Boston Red Sox Lost in 1st round
1948 Oneonta Red Sox Canadian-American League 72-65 3rd Boston Red Sox League Champs
1949 Roanoke Red Sox Piedmont League 71-69 4th Boston Red Sox Lost in 1st round
1950 Roanoke Red Sox Piedmont League 81-58 2nd Boston Red Sox League Champs
1951 Birmingham Barons Southern Association 83-71 2nd Boston Red Sox League Champs
1952 San Jose Red Sox California League 74-66 3rd Boston Red Sox Lost League Finals
1953 San Jose Red Sox California League 56-31 1st Boston Red Sox League Champs replaced by Bull Palica (5-4) 6/10-17 & Joe Stephenson (22-13) 6/18-7/24
1954 San Jose Red Sox California League 78-62 4th Boston Red Sox Lost League Finals
1955 Louisville Colonels American Association 83-71 3rd (t) Boston Red Sox Lost in 1st round
1956 Louisville Colonels American Association 45-56 -- Washington Senators replaced by Max Carey (15-27) July 25
1957 Las Vegas Wranglers Arizona-Mexico League 62-74 4th none none
1958 Chattanooga Lookouts Southern Association 77-76 4th Washington Senators Lost in 1st round
1959 Chattanooga Lookouts Southern Association 67-86 7th Washington Senators
1962 San Jose Bees California League 78-58 1st Los Angeles Angels League Champs
1963 San Jose Bees California League 62-78 7th Los Angeles Angels

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