Frank Franchi

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Frank Franchi

  • Bats Right, Throws Right
  • Height 5' 8", Weight 165 lb.

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Biographical Information[edit]

C/OF/1B Frank Franchi played minor league baseball in the Detroit Tigers (1956-1959) and Washington Senators/Minnesota Twins (1959-1963) chains. He was a scout for the Twins from 1964 to 1971 and the Oakland A's from 1982 to 1983. He signed Steve Ontiveros, Curt Young, Jeff Kaiser, and Greg Cadaret for Oakland. Franchi joined the Tigers in 1984 as minor league field coordinator and stayed through December 1986.

Year-by-Year Managerial Record[edit]

Year Team League Record Finish Organization Playoffs
1962 Erie Sailors New York-Penn League 68-51 2nd Minnesota Twins Lost in 1st round
1963 Erie Sailors New York-Penn League 57-73 6th Minnesota Twins
1985 Birmingham Barons Southern League -- Detroit Tigers -- replaced Mark DeJohnMay 19
replaced by Jerry Grote May 27