EDDIE STANKY

Game 15 | January 23, 1951 | Charlie Grimm, Eddie Stanky
Grimm managed the Milwaukee Brewers to the American Association title in 1951 and was promoted to manage the Boston Braves in 1952. A year later he was back in Milwaukee when the Braves moved from Boston. Stanky, known as "the Brat," hit .300 for the 1950 New York Giants and would later become the manager of the Minneapolis Millers. Both guests were in town for the annual "Mid-Winter Baseball Banquet."


Game 50 | January 23, 1956 | Bill Rigney, Eddie Stanky
This was a return engagement for both guests. Rigney, following the success of the 1955 Millers, was named to succeed Leo Duroucher as New York Giants manager in 1956. His successor with the Millers was Stanky who led the team in the first season in the new Metropolitan Stadium in Bloomington.


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