Walt Novick

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Walter E. Novick

  • Bats Right, Throws Right
  • Height 5' 8", Weight 195 lb.

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Biographical Information[edit]

Catcher Walt Novick played in the minor leagues from 1939 to 1956, missing the 1942-1945 seasons due to military service. He played at the AAA level from 1950 to 1952 and spent 4 other seasons at the A level.


Year-by-Year Managerial Record[edit]

Year Team League Record Finish Organization Playoffs
1953 Yakima Bears Western International League 51-48 6th none replaced Dario Lodigiani (19-26) on June 10
1954 Superior Blues Northern League 63-70 6th none
1955 Superior Blues Northern League 55-68 6th Chicago White Sox
1956 West Palm Beach Sun Chiefs Florida State League 81-58 3rd Cincinnati Reds none
1957 Wausau Lumberjacks Northern League 52-69 6th Cincinnati Reds
1960 Minot Mallards Northern League 62-62 4th Cleveland Indians Lost in 1st round
1961 Selma Cloverleafs Alabama-Florida League -- Cleveland Indians -- replaced by Joe Morlan July 10
Burlington (NC) Indians Carolina League 31-24 2nd Cleveland Indians none replaced Jim Gruzdis (3-0) on July 12
1962 Dubuque Packers Midwest League 71-52 2nd Cleveland Indians League Champs
1963 Dubuque Packers Midwest League 47-76 10th Cleveland Indians none
1964 Dubuque Packers Midwest League 59-63 7th Cleveland Indians