George Huff

From BR Bullpen

George Alexander Huff

BR Manager page

Biographical Information[edit]

George Huff was associated with the athletic department of the University of Illinois from 1895 until his death. He was athletic director for 35 years and baseball coach for 24 years (1896-1919). He scouted for the Chicago Cubs, signing Frank Schulte and Fred Luderus. Huff served two stints as the manager of the Boston Red Sox in 1907. He died at age 64 from uremia following surgery to remove a stomach obstruction and is buried at Roselawn Cemetery in Champaign, Illinois.

Preceded by
Cy Young
Boston Red Sox Manager
Succeeded by
Bob Unglaub

Year-By-Year Managerial Record[edit]

Year Team League Record Finish Organization Playoffs Notes
1907 Boston Americans American League 2-6 Boston Americans replaced Cy Young (3-3) on April 20/
replaced by Bob Unglaub on May 1

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