Tom Bannon

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Thomas Edward Bannon
(Ward Six or Uncle Tom)

  • Bats Right, Throws Right
  • Height 5' 8", Weight 175 lb.

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Biographical Information[edit]

Tom Bannon was the brother of outfielder Jimmy Bannon and minor leaguers George and William Bannon. He ranks #2 all-time in stolen bases in the minor leagues with 823. In 1904, he was the last of three managers for the Schenectady Electricians/Scranton Miners in the New York State League. Bannon then managed the Lowell Tigers for part of 1909, the Middletown Jewels for part of 1910, and the Wilmington Chicks in 1911. Bannon also umpired in the Ohio-Pennsylvania League in 1906 and the Eastern League in 1916 and 1917.

Year-by-Year Managerial Record[edit]

Year Team League Record Finish Playoffs Notes
1904 Schenectady Electricians/Scranton Miners New York State League 7th replaced Ben Ellis and Lou O'Neal
1909 Lowell Tigers New England League -- -- replaced by Tom Fleming
1910 Middletown Jewels Connecticut Association -- -- replaced by Walter Bellis
1911 Wilmington Chicks Tri-State League -- -- replaced by Peter Cassiday

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