List of Cleveland Blues (NL) managers

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Jim McCormick was the franchise's manager from 1879 to 1880.

The Cleveland Blues were a professional baseball franchise that played in the National League (NL) from 1879 until 1884. The team employed six individuals in the capacity of on-field manager. Four of the six were also player-managers.

The first manager for the Blues was Jim McCormick, who was also the team's main pitcher. He stayed in that capacity for two seasons, winning just 74 of 167 games from 1879 to 1880. In 1882, he managed four more games, but did not win any of them. The franchise's all-time leader in managerial wins (55) and winning percentage (.567) was Frank Bancroft, their first non-playing manager.

Managers[edit]

Individuals who managed the Cleveland Blues (NL), with seasons, games total, record, and winning percentage
# Manager season(s) Games Wins Losses Win % Ref
1 McCormick, JimJim McCormick 1879–1880, 1882 171 74 96 .435 [1]
2 McGeary, MikeMike McGeary 1881 11 4 7 .364 [2]
3 Clapp, JohnJohn Clapp 1881 74 32 42 .438 [3]
4 Dunlap, FredFred Dunlap 1882 80 42 36 .538 [4]
5 Bancroft, FrankFrank Bancroft 1883 100 55 42 .567 [5]
6 Hackett, CharlieCharlie Hackett 1884 113 35 77 .313 [6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Jim McCormick". retrosheet.org. Retrosheet, Inc. Retrieved June 2, 2012. 
  2. ^ "Mike McGeary". retrosheet.org. Retrosheet, Inc. Retrieved June 2, 2012. 
  3. ^ "John Clapp". retrosheet.org. Retrosheet, Inc. Retrieved June 2, 2012. 
  4. ^ "Fred Dunlap". retrosheet.org. Retrosheet, Inc. Retrieved June 2, 2012. 
  5. ^ "Frank Bancroft". retrosheet.org. Retrosheet, Inc. Retrieved June 2, 2012. 
  6. ^ "Charlie Hackett". retrosheet.org. Retrosheet, Inc. Retrieved June 2, 2012. 

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