Ben Catchings

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Benjamin F. Catchings

  • Bats Left, Throws Right
  • Height 5' 10", Weight 160 lb.

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Biographical Information[edit]

Infielder Ben Catchings played in the minors from 1933 to 1936 and 1944 to 1949. In 1935, Catchings led the Western Association with a .350 average. He also managed for six seasons.

Year-by-Year Managerial Record[edit]

Year Team League Record Finish Organization Playoffs
1946 Brewton Millers Alabama State League 63-65 4th Chicago White Sox Lost in 1st round
1947 Enterprise Boll Weevils Alabama State League 77-61 3rd none Lost in 1st round
1948 Alexander City Millers Georgia-Alabama League -- none -- replaced by Marvin Chappell July 1
1949 Johnson City Cardinals Appalachian League 59-63 4th St. Louis Cardinals
1950 Johnson City Cardinals Appalachian League 73-48 3rd St. Louis Cardinals
1951 Johnson City Cardinals Appalachian League 64-65 3rd St. Louis Cardinals Lost in 1st round