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Random Thoughts Mr. Stengel goes to Washington – part 2


August 25, 2019

Casey Stengel’s life was dedicated to the sport of baseball. In addition to managing four major league teams, Stengel also worked for several years during his career as a minor league manager.

Prior to becoming a manager, Stengel was an accomplished player. A left-handed outfielder, Stengel played 1,277 games in the major leagues between 1912 and 1925. He wore the uniform of five National League teams: the Brooklyn Dodgers, Pittsburgh Pirates, Philadelphia Phillies, New York Giants, and Boston Braves.

His career statistics as a major leaguer show that he produced 1,219 hits – almost one...

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