Jake Flowers

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Jake Flowers
Second baseman/Shortstop
Born: (1902-03-16)March 16, 1902
Cambridge, Maryland
Died: December 27, 1962(1962-12-27) (aged 60)
Clearwater, Florida
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
September 7, 1923 for the St. Louis Cardinals
Last MLB appearance
August 2, 1934 for the Cincinnati Reds
Career statistics
Batting average .256
Home runs 16
Runs batted in 201
Career highlights and awards

D'Arcy Raymond Flowers (March 16, 1902 – December 27, 1962) was an American professional baseball player who played shortstop and second base in the Major League from 1923 to 1934 for the St. Louis Cardinals, Brooklyn Robins/Dodgers and Cincinnati Reds. Born in Cambridge, Maryland, Flowers attended Washington College. He batted and threw right-handed and was listed at 5 feet 11 inches (1.80 m) tall and 170 pounds (77 kg).

He played in the 1926 World Series and the 1931 World Series with the St. Louis Cardinals. After his playing career ended, he managed in the Eastern Shore League from 1937 to 1939, and was a coach for the Pittsburgh Pirates from 1940 to 1945 and the Boston Braves in 1946. Flowers then was general manager of the Braves' top farm system affiliate, the Milwaukee Brewers of the American Association, from 1947 to 1950 and then a Cleveland Indians coach in 1951–1952.Turns down for Owens.

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