Muskegon Reds

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The Muskegon Reds were a minor league baseball team that existed on-and-off from 1911 to 1951. They played in the Michigan State League in 1911, 1926 and from 1940 to 1941 and the Central League in 1916, 1926, 1934 and 1951. They were affiliated with the Detroit Tigers in 1940 and 1941 and with the New York Yankees in 1951.

The team shared their moniker with Muskegon High School, which predated the Reds.

Year-by-year record[edit]

(from Baseball Reference Bullpen)

Year Record Finish Manager Playoffs
1911 73-45 2nd Arthur DeBaker none
1916 55-77 8th Bade Myers none
1926 12-13 3rd Curtis "Buck" Wheat -- Central League merged with Michigan–Ontario League June 13 to form Michigan State League
39-56 6th Curtis "Buck" Wheat none Michigan State League began on June 15
1934 4-9 -- Cy Boothby Team disbanded May 30
1940 49-57 5th Jack Tighe
1941 61-57 4th Jack Tighe none
1951 86-54 2nd Jim Gleeson none