Fred Millican

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Fred Joseph Millican

  • Bats Left, Throws Right
  • Height 5'11", Weight 165 lb.

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Biographical information[edit]

Fred Millican was a minor league catcher and manager. He played on-and-off from 1932 to 1948, spending six seasons at the minor league level. Perhaps his best season was 1937, with the Tacoma Tigers - that season, he hit .243 with 24 doubles and four triples in 85 games.

He managed the Jonesboro Giants in 1938, replacing Gus Albright at the helm partway through the season. In 1948 he replaced Stan Bartkowski as manager of the Lufkin Foresters on June 30.

He later became a scout for the St. Louis Cardinals.

His brother was actor James Millican. Fred made an appearance in the 1949 film, The Stratton Story, as well as Three Little Words (1950), Kill the Umpire (1950) and The Winning Team (1952).

Year-By-Year Managerial Record[edit]

Year Team League Record Finish Organization Playoffs
1938 Jonesboro Giants Northeast Arkansas League 6th none replaced Gus Albright
1948 Lufkin Foresters Lone Star League 24-50 8th none replaced Stan Bartkowski (18-23)