Sled Allen

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Fletcher Manson Allen

  • Bats Right, Throws Right
  • Height 6' 1", Weight 180 lb.

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Biographical Information[edit]

A biography of Sled Allen's son Terry says that Terry was born when Sled was 60. Sled was a player-manager in the Texas League after his big-league days, and also promoted wrestling matches and music events. He brought in acts like Elvis Presley, Little Richard, and Hank Williams. Sled's wife was a pianist, and both Sled and his wife were more open to integration than most Texans.

Allen played for Houston from 1911-1916.

Year-by-Year Managerial Record[edit]

Year Team League Record Finish Playoffs Notes
1911 Houston Buffaloes Texas League 6th none Replaced Hunter Hill
1921 Ranger Nitros West Texas League 37-43 -- -- Team disbanded July 9
Ardmore Peps Texas-Oklahoma League 2nd forfeited to Paris Replaced Joe Chelette
1922 Lubbock Hubbers West Texas League 79-59 3rd
1923 Lubbock Hubbers Panhandle-Pecos Valley League 57-47 2nd
1928 Amarillo Texans Western League -- -- Replaced by Tom Connelly

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