Jimmy Payton

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Gwynne H. Payton

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BR minors page (as G.H. "Jimmie" Payton),

Biographical Information[edit]

In addition to managing in the minors, Jimmy Payton was a co-owner of the Topeka Senators in 1933-1934 and the Keokuk Indians in 1935. He also played in the minors from 1917-1928 as an infielder.

Payton later spent time as a scout for the Chicago Cubs.

Year-by-Year Managerial Record[edit]

Year Team League Record Finish Playoffs
1925 Salina Millers Southwestern League 72-55 1st Lost League Finals
1926 Salina Millers Southwestern League 76-41 1st League Champs
1927 Corpus Christi Seahawks Texas Valley League 63-56 2nd League Champs
1928 Independence Producers Western Association 66-67 4th Lost League Finals
1929 Topeka Jayhawks Western League 75-85 6th none
1930 Pueblo Braves Western League 75-75 5th none
1931 Pueblo Braves Western League -- -- replaced by Walter Smallwood June 28
1932 Wichita Aviators Western League 63-86 6th
1934 Topeka Senators Western League 5th replaced Art Ewoldt June 28th.
1935 Keokuk Indians Western League 49-66 6th
1941 Salina Millers Western Association -- -- replaced Red Rollings
replaced by John Fitzpatrick June 16
1942 Oklahoma City Indians Texas League 2-3 -- -- replaced Homer Peel (24-36) on June 13
replaced by John Kroner (18-32) on June 17