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Scranton Red Sox

Scranton Miners
19391955
Scranton, Pennsylvania
Class-level
Previous
  • Class A
Minor league affiliations
Previous leagues
Major league affiliations
Previous
Minor league titles
League titles 5 (1939, 1942, 1946, 1948, 1951)
Team data
Previous names
  • Scranton Miners (1952-1953)
  • Scranton Red Sox (1946-1951)
  • Scranton Miners (1944-1945)
  • Scranton Red Sox (1939-1943)

The Scranton Red Sox were a minor league baseball team based in Scranton, Pennsylvania. They played from 1939 to 1943 and from 1946 to 1951, and they played in the Eastern League.[1] The team was also known as the Scranton Miners from 1944-1945 and again in 1952-1953.

Year-by-year record

(from Baseball Reference Bullpen)
Year Record Finish Manager Playoffs
1939 80-60 1st Nemo Leibold League Champs
1940 79-60 1st Nemo Leibold Lost in 1st round
1941 71-68 4th Nemo Leibold Lost in 1st round
1942 83-57 2nd Nemo Leibold League Champs
1943 87-51 1st Nemo Leibold Lost League Finals
1946 96-43 1st Elmer Yoter League Champs
1947 78-62 4th Eddie Popowski Lost in 1st round
1948 89-51 1st Mike Ryba League Champs
1949 79-61 2nd Mike Ryba (14-16) / Jack Burns (65-45) Lost in 1st round
1950 54-85 8th Jack Burns
1951 77-60 2nd Jack Burns League Champs

References

  1. ^ Baseball Reference Bullpen
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