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# Year Team Managers Ballpark
1
110
82
26
2
.759
7.4
4.1
Griffith Stadium (Washington, DC), Forbes Field (Pittsburgh, PA)
2
78
56
20
2
.737
5.2
3.3
League Park (Cleveland, OH), Cleveland Stadium (Cleveland, OH)
3
56
39
17
0
.696
5.8
3.5
Ruppert Stadium (Kansas City, MO)
4
90
67
30
3
.691
7.3
5.1
Griffith Stadium (Washington, DC), Forbes Field (Pittsburgh, PA)
5
46
33
13
0
.717
5.2
3.3
Ruppert Stadium (Kansas City, MO)
6
93
63
27
3
.700
5.8
4.3
Griffith Stadium (Washington, DC), Forbes Field (Pittsburgh, PA)
7
76
51
23
2
.689
5.6
3.9
Griffith Stadium (Washington, DC), Forbes Field (Pittsburgh, PA)
8
62
42
20
0
.677
5.6
4.8
Griffith Stadium (Washington, DC), Forbes Field (Pittsburgh, PA)
9
48
31
15
2
.674
5.6
3.9
Ruppert Stadium (Kansas City, MO)
10
79
47
29
3
.618
5.1
4.2
Griffith Stadium (Washington, DC), Forbes Field (Pittsburgh, PA)
11
76
42
34
0
.553
4.9
3.9
Rickwood Field (Birmingham, AL)
12
108
57
48
3
.543
4.4
3.9
Rickwood Field (Birmingham, AL), Crampton Bowl (Montgomery, AL)
13
5
4
0
1
1.000
4.2
1.2
Ebbets Field (Brooklyn, NY)
14
1
1
0
0
1.000
1.0
0.0
No Home Ballpark
15
2
2
0
0
1.000
5.5
3.0
Pelican Stadium (New Orleans, LA)
16
64
40
23
1
.635
6.3
5.2
Oriole Park (Baltimore, MD), Bugle Field (Baltimore, MD)
17
64
40
24
0
.625
5.7
4.0
Oriole Park (Baltimore, MD), Bugle Field (Baltimore, MD)
18
68
41
25
2
.621
5.3
4.1
Polo Grounds (New York, NY), Yankee Stadium (Bronx, NY) (Brooklyn, NY)
19
48
28
20
0
.583
3.8
3.5
Rickwood Field (Birmingham, AL)
20
81
46
33
2
.582
5.7
4.6
Cleveland Stadium (Cleveland, OH)
21
57
32
23
2
.582
5.6
4.3
Yankee Stadium (Bronx, NY)
22
67
38
28
1
.576
6.1
4.7
Penmar Park (Philadelphia, PA)
23
85
48
36
1
.571
4.1
4.1
Crosley Field (Cincinnati, OH), Victory Field (Indianapolis, IN)
24
67
38
29
0
.567
4.8
4.3
Bugle Field (Baltimore, MD)
25
86
48
37
1
.565
4.7
3.8
Ruppert Stadium (Kansas City, MO)
26
33
18
15
0
.545
5.5
5.2
League Park (Cleveland, OH)
27
49
26
22
1
.542
6.1
5.9
Ruppert Stadium (Newark, NJ)
28
55
29
25
1
.537
5.7
5.6
Ruppert Stadium (Newark, NJ)
29
67
34
30
3
.531
5.3
4.8
Penmar Park (Philadelphia, PA), Shibe Park (Philadelphia, PA)
30
86
45
40
1
.529
4.5
4.9
Crosley Field (Cincinnati, OH), League Park II (Cleveland, OH) (Meadville, PA)
31
77
39
35
3
.527
4.5
3.8
Ruppert Stadium (Kansas City, MO)
32
46
23
21
2
.523
4.6
3.8
Martin Park (Memphis, TN)
33
72
36
33
3
.522
5.3
4.6
Ruppert Stadium (Newark, NJ)
34
52
27
25
0
.519
5.5
4.7
Ruppert Stadium (Newark, NJ)
35
68
35
33
0
.515
4.5
4.4
League Park (Cleveland, OH), Cleveland Stadium (Cleveland, OH)
36
73
36
34
3
.514
5.4
5.6
Bugle Field (Baltimore, MD)
37
80
41
39
0
.513
5.1
4.6
Bugle Field (Baltimore, MD)
38
49
24
23
2
.511
5.0
5.0
Martin Park (Memphis, TN)
39
55
28
27
0
.509
4.7
4.0
Rickwood Field (Birmingham, AL)
40
61
31
30
0
.508
5.1
4.4
Martin Park (Memphis, TN)
41
78
38
37
3
.507
4.4
4.4
Rickwood Field (Birmingham, AL)
42
46
22
22
2
.500
5.2
5.5
South End Grounds (St. Louis, MO), Pelican Stadium (New Orleans, LA)
43
75
37
38
0
.493
4.3
4.7
Swayne Field (Toledo, OH), Red Bird Stadium (Columbus, OH) (Dayton, OH)
44
62
30
32
0
.484
4.1
4.2
Polo Grounds (New York, NY), Yankee Stadium (Bronx, NY) (Queens, NY)
45
67
32
35
0
.478
5.0
5.8
Ruppert Stadium (Newark, NJ)
46
68
32
35
1
.478
5.3
5.6
Penmar Park (Philadelphia, PA)
47
86
41
45
0
.477
4.3
4.8
Comiskey Park (Chicago, IL)
48
64
29
33
2
.468
5.4
5.8
Penmar Park (Philadelphia, PA)
49
58
26
32
0
.448
5.8
5.6
Ruppert Stadium (Newark, NJ)
50
22
9
12
1
.429
4.7
4.6
Island Park (Harrisburg, PA)
51
87
37
50
0
.425
4.0
4.1
Martin Park (Memphis, TN)
52
86
35
48
3
.422
3.8
4.9
Martin Park (Memphis, TN)
53
58
24
33
1
.421
6.2
6.7
Penmar Park (Philadelphia, PA)
54
103
41
57
5
.418
4.0
5.3
Crosley Field (Cincinnati, OH)
55
43
17
24
2
.415
5.4
5.4
Pelican Stadium (New Orleans, LA)
56
51
21
30
0
.412
3.6
5.3
Yankee Stadium (Bronx, NY)
57
86
35
51
0
.407
3.9
4.6
Ruppert Stadium (Kansas City, MO)
58
57
22
33
2
.400
4.4
5.5
Yankee Stadium (Bronx, NY)
59
51
20
31
0
.392
4.2
5.3
American Giants Park (Chicago, IL)
60
68
25
40
3
.385
5.0
6.2
Bugle Field (Baltimore, MD), Oriole Park (Baltimore, MD)
61
36
13
21
2
.382
4.0
5.7
Comiskey Park (Chicago, IL)
62
33
12
20
1
.375
3.3
4.9
Red Cap Stadium (Jacksonville, FL)
63
44
16
28
0
.364
4.5
5.5
No Home Ballpark
64
66
24
42
0
.364
3.9
5.7
Comiskey Park (Chicago, IL)
65
47
16
30
1
.348
4.3
5.6
Yankee Stadium (Bronx, NY), Dexter Park (Queens, NY)
66
39
13
25
1
.342
4.4
5.1
No Home Ballpark
67
43
14
27
2
.341
3.6
6.0
Yankee Stadium (Bronx, NY)
68
69
23
45
1
.338
3.4
5.1
Martin Park (Memphis, TN), Russwood Park (Memphis, TN)
69
36
12
24
0
.333
3.7
5.6
Rickwood Field (Birmingham, AL)
70
3
1
2
0
.333
3.0
6.0
Penmar Park (Philadelphia, PA)
71
25
8
16
1
.333
4.7
7.3
Ponce de Leon Park (Atlanta, GA)
72
74
24
49
1
.329
3.1
4.6
Crosley Field (Cincinnati, OH), Victory Field (Indianapolis, IN)
73
44
13
30
1
.302
3.3
5.0
Yankee Stadium (Bronx, NY)
74
12
3
8
1
.273
3.5
7.9
Ponce de Leon Park (Atlanta, GA)
75
69
17
52
0
.246
3.6
5.5
Penmar Park (Philadelphia, PA)
76
29
7
22
0
.241
3.4
5.5
Red Cap Stadium (Jacksonville, FL)
77
25
6
19
0
.240
3.2
5.2
Swayne Field (Toledo, OH), Perry Stadium (Indianapolis, IN)
78
48
10
38
0
.208
3.3
7.1
Yankee Stadium (Bronx, NY), Polo Grounds (New York, NY)
79
43
7
36
0
.163
3.4
5.7
Comiskey Park (Chicago, IL)
80
40
6
32
2
.158
3.7
9.3
Yankee Stadium (Bronx, NY)
81
2
0
2
0
.000
3.0
5.5
Griffith Stadium (Washington, DC)
82
5
0
4
1
.000
1.2
4.2
Ruppert Stadium (Newark, NJ)
83
4
0
4
0
.000
2.5
9.5
Red Cap Stadium (Jacksonville, FL)

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Statistical and biographical data for the The Negro Leagues Database, except 1923 and 1933, were compiled by Gary Ashwill. Copyright 2011-2013 Gary Ashwill. All rights reserved. Playing statistics for 1923 were compiled by Patrick Rock. Copyright 2011-2013 Patrick Rock. All rights reserved. Playing statistics for 1933 were compiled by Scott Simkus. Copyright 2013 Scott Simkus. All rights reserved.


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