William Arthur Brightwell
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 6' 3", Weight 230 lb.
Bill Brightwell played in the minor leagues from 1946 to 1948, missing the 1949-1950 seasons. From 1946 to 1948, Brightwell was a pitcher in the Brooklyn Dodgers' chain. After two seasons away from O.B., Brightwell returned as a jack of all trades, playing catcher and first base when not pitching.
Year-by-Year Managerial Record
|1951||Enterprise Boll Weevils||Alabama-Florida League||5th||none||replaced Irvin Fortune July 5|
|1956||Fort Walton Beach Jets||Alabama-Florida League||63-55||3rd||Washington Senators||Lost League Finals|
|1957||Elmira Pioneers||New York-Penn League||51-66||6th||Washington Senators|
|1958||Panama City Fliers||Alabama-Florida League||--||San Francisco Giants||--||replaced by Charles Clark June 2|