Henry Harrison Diddlebock
"Harry Diddlebock is back in town looking fine as silk." - from The Sporting Life, December 5, 1896
Diddlebock had been an executive with the Eastern League in earlier years, serving as secretary, treasurer and president of the league. In 1886 he was considered for the presidency of the American Association.
His obituary in the Washington Post stated that he had worked in "local newspaper offices" and that his first connection with sports was as manager of the Athletics (not specified whether the amateur or professional team).
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Year-By-Year Managerial Record
|1896||St. Louis Browns||National League||7-10||--||St. Louis Browns||replaced by Arlie Latham on May 8|