Paul Chervinko

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Paul Chervinko

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Biographical Information[edit]

Paul Chervinko was in the majors for two seasons, catching 42 games with the Brooklyn Dodgers between 1937 and 1938. In 75 at bats, he hit .147. Paul also played in the minors for 13 seasons, and managed in the minors nine years. The Danville Dodgers team he managed in 1947 went 79-47 to win the league. One of his pitchers was Carl Erskine.

He played service ball with Clarence Beers while stationed at Kelly Field in Texas in 1945. He served in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II. He retired after working 17 years for Olin-Mathieson Company at Covington, IN.

Year-by-Year Managerial Record[edit]

Year Team League Record Finish Organization Playoffs Notes
1940 Newport Dodgers Northeast Arkansas League 3rd Brooklyn Dodgers replaced Cliff Greer
1942 Dayton Ducks Middle Atlantic League -- Brooklyn Dodgers -- replaced by Howard "Ducky" Holmes
1946 Danville Dodgers Three-I League 1st (t) Brooklyn Dodgers Lost in 1st round replaced Jake Pitler
1947 Danville Dodgers Three-I League 79-47 1st Brooklyn Dodgers Lost League Finals
1948 Danville Dodgers Three-I League 72-51 2nd Brooklyn Dodgers Lost in 1st round
1949 Mobile Bears Southern Association 82-69 3rd Brooklyn Dodgers Lost League Finals
1950 Mobile Bears Southern Association 70-79 6th Brooklyn Dodgers
1951 Mobile Bears Southern Association 80-74 3rd Brooklyn Dodgers Lost in 1st round
1952 Quincy Gems Three-I League 54-72 7th New York Yankees

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