Red Treadwell

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George E. Treadwell

  • Bats Right, Throws Right
  • Height 5' 10", Weight 155 lb.

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Biographical Information[edit]

Catcher George "Red" Treadwell began his pro career with the Rock Island Islanders in 1927. Treadwell may heve been on the roster of the 1930 Boston Braves at the end of the season [1]. He managed in the minors from 1936 to 1948, mostly in the Northern League.

During World War II, Treadwell served in the Seabees.

On July 24, 1948, Treadwell was driving the Duluth Dukes' team bus from Eau Claire, WI to St. Cloud, MN near St. Paul, MN when the bus hit a truck. Treadwell, four players, and the driver of the truck were killed.

Year-by-Year Managerial Record[edit]

Year Team League Record Finish Organization Playoffs
1936 Superior Blues Northern League 59-63 6th none
1937 Superior Blues Northern League 48-69 7th St. Louis Browns
1938 Superior Blues Northern League 78-36 1st Brooklyn Dodgers Lost in 1st round
1939 Superior Blues Northern League 54-59 5th Brooklyn Dodgers
1940 Johnstown Johnnies Pennsylvania State Association 65-44 1st (t) Brooklyn Dodgers Lost in 1st round
1941 Johnstown Johnnies Pennsylvania State Association 70-39 1st Brooklyn Dodgers Lost in 1st round
1943 Superior Bays Twin Ports League -- none -- replaced by John Schroeder
1946 Superior Blues Northern League 3rd Chicago White Sox Lost in 1st round replaced Fred Hensley in August
1947 Superior Blues Northern League 46-68 6th Chicago White Sox
1948 Duluth Dukes Northern League -- St. Louis Cardinals -- replaced by Theodore Madjeski July 25