Bill Brightwell

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William Arthur Brightwell

  • Bats Right, Throws Right
  • Height 6' 3", Weight 230 lb.

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Biographical Information[edit]

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[edit]

Year Team League Record Finish Organization Playoffs
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