Sid Gautreaux

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Sidney Allen Gautreaux (Pudge)

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Biographical Information[edit]

Louisiana native Sid Gautreaux spent seventeen seasons in professional baseball from 1936 to 1952.

Sid was with the Brooklyn Dodgers for parts of two seasons in 1936 and 1937. He appeared in 86 games as a catcher and hit for an average of .247.

He served in the United States Navy for three years during World War II. The long-time player and minor league manager appeared in over 1,500 minor league games hitting at a .291 clip with 80 home runs.

Baseball in Wartime has a biography.

Year-by-Year Managerial Record[edit]

Year Team League Record Finish Organization Playoffs Notes
1947 Thibodaux Giants Evangeline League 76-52 2nd none Lost League Finals
1948 Thibodaux Giants Evangeline League 75-62 3rd none 1st round cancelled tied 2-2
1949 New Iberia Cardinals Evangeline League 61-79 7th none
1950 New Iberia Rebels Evangeline League 66-73 6th none
1951 Houma Indians Evangeline League 60-78 7th none
1952 Lake Charles Lakers Gulf Coast League 20-26 -- none -- replaced by Joe Kracher (49-59) on June 2

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