Tucson Cowboys

From BR Bullpen

The Tucson Cowboys were the champions of the 1941 Arizona-Texas League, by being the first team in circuit to win both halves of the season. The team's president was Mickey Shader and were managed by Pat Patterson. The team's pitchers included Randolph Aros, George Burpo, Roy Gibbens, Alex Kellner, Lee Porterfield, Billy Sams, and Charlie Shipman. The position players were Don Ramsay at catcher, Bill Benevich at first, Jodie Beeler at second, shortstop George Todhunter, and Harry Clements at third. Joe Bezdek manned left field, with Al Lawrence in right and Doug Smith in center field.

Year-by-Year Record[edit]

Year Record Finish Manager Playoffs
1928 30-38 3rd (t) Rube Foster
1929 43-47 4th Tom Holley / Cliff McCarl / Pug Cavet
1930 45-60 5th Pug Cavet / Wally Rehg
1937 57-58 2nd Harry Krause
1938 55-75 4th Harry Krause
1939 49-80 4th Bill Salkeld / Mike Simon
1940 64-59 1st Lester "Pat" Patterson Lost League Finals
1941 86-46 1st Lester "Pat" Patterson none League Champs
1947 80-52 2nd Joe Vosmik Lost League Finals
1948 78-62 2nd Lloyd Brown Lost in 1st round
1949 74-76 3rd Gene Lillard Lost in 1st round
1950 64-86 5th Hank Leiber
1951 68-75 6th Ken Meyers / Bud Dawson
1952 61-78 4th Don Jameson none
1953 90-49 1st Don Jameson none League Champs
1954 64-76 5th Don Jameson none
1955 66-74 5th Don Jameson none
1956 57-71 7th Don Jameson
1957 62-77 5th Don Jameson / Ernest Choukalos none
1958 66-54 2nd Harry Dunlop none