James Acton (minors01)

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James Reed Acton

  • Bats Right, Throws Right
  • Height 6' 2", Weight 180 lb.

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Biographical Information[edit]

Catcher James Acton played minor league ball from 1940 to 1942 and was a player/manager from 1946 to 1950. He led the 1948 Georgia-Alabama League with 14 homers and was the all-star catcher in 1947 for the Colonial League.

Year-by-Year Managerial Record[edit]

Year Team League Record Finish Organization Playoffs
1946 Joplin Miners Western Association 61-73 6th New York Yankees
1947 Waterbury Timers Colonial League 83-38 1st none Lost in 1st round
1948 LaGrange Troupers Georgia-Alabama League 54-72 7th (t) New York Yankees
1949 Greenville Bucks Cotton States League 72-67 5th none
1950 Visalia Cubs California League 65-75 5th Chicago Cubs