- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 6' 2½", Weight 203 lb.
- Debut May 25, 1946
- Final Game April 15, 1955
- Born March 3, 1919 in Yatesboro, PA USA
- Died July 28, 2002 in Westland, MI USA
Steve Souchock played eight seasons in the major leagues.
Souchock played a bit of service ball before becoming a tank commander. He was awarded the Bronze Star for his efforts during the Battle of the Bulge. He missed three years of baseball due to the war, but within six months of his discharge he made his major league debut at age 27, hitting .302 as a rookie for the Yankees in 1946.
Souchock managed in the minor leagues from 1955 to 1963, then scouted for the Yankees from 1964 to 1974. He also scouted for the Detroit Tigers from 1988 into at least the mid-1990s.
Sources include: Steve Souchock at Baseball in Wartime.
Year-by-Year Managerial Record
|1955||Little Rock Travelers||Southern Association||32-43||8th||Detroit Tigers||replaced Bob Mavis (20-59) on June 27|
|1956||Little Rock Travelers/Montgomery Rebels||Southern Association||53-101||8th||none|
|1957||Binghamton Triplets||New York-Penn League||85-55||1st||New York Yankees||Lost in 1st round|
|1958||Binghamton Triplets||New York-Penn League||66-68||6th||New York Yankees|
|1959||Richmond Virginians||International League||76-78||4th||New York Yankees|
|1960||Richmond Virginians||International League||82-70||2nd||New York Yankees||Lost in 1st round|
|1961||Amarillo Gold Sox||Texas League||--||New York Yankees||--||interim for Sheriff Robinson |
June 25 to July 9
|1962||Greensboro Yankees||Carolina League||13-12||5th||New York Yankees||replaced Vern Rapp (52-63) on August 11|
|1963||Fort Lauderdale Yankees||Florida State League||7-13||--||New York Yankees||replaced Pinky May on June 5|
replaced by Cloyd Boyer on June 30