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Encyclopedia > Bill Carrigan
Bill Carrigan
Catcher
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
July 7, 1906
for the Boston Americans
Final game
September 30, 1916
for the Boston Red Sox
Career statistics
AVG     .257
RBI     235
Managerial Record     489-500
Teams
Career highlights and awards

William Francis Carrigan (October 22, 1883 - July 8, 1969), nicknamed "Rough", was a Major League baseball catcher. He was born in Lewiston, Maine. Download high resolution version (464x640, 49 KB)Bill Carrigan on a 1911 American Tobacco Company baseball card (Turkey Red Cabinets (T3)). Image from: [1] This image has been released into the public domain by the copyright holder, its copyright has expired, or it is ineligible for copyright. ... The position of the catcher Catcher is also a general term for a fielder who catches the ball in cricket. ... July 7 is the 188th day of the year (189th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 177 days remaining. ... 1906 (MCMVI) was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... The Boston Red Sox are a Major League Baseball team located in Boston, Massachusetts. ... September 30 is the 273rd day of the year (274th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1916 (MCMXVI) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar). ... Major league affiliations American League (1901–present) East Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1, 4, 8, 9, 27, 42 Name Boston Red Sox (1908–present) Boston Americans (1901-1907) Ballpark Fenway Park (1912–present) Huntington Avenue Baseball Grounds (1901-1911) Major league titles World Series titles (6) 2004... Batting average is a statistic in both cricket and baseball measuring the performance of cricket batsmen and baseball hitters, respectively. ... In baseball statistics, a run batted in (RBI) is given to a batter for each run scored as the result of a batters plate appearance. ... The Boston Red Sox are a Major League Baseball team located in Boston, Massachusetts. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1906 throughout the world. ... Major league affiliations American League (1901–present) East Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1, 4, 8, 9, 27, 42 Name Boston Red Sox (1908–present) Boston Americans (1901-1907) Ballpark Fenway Park (1912–present) Huntington Avenue Baseball Grounds (1901-1911) Major league titles World Series titles (6) 2004... The following are the baseball events of the year 1908 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1916 throughout the world. ... The Boston Red Sox Hall of Fame was instituted in 1995 to recognize the career of former Boston Red Sox players. ... // On January 28, International Olympic Committee Vice-President Kim Un-yong is arrested on charges of corruption in Seoul. ... is the 295th day of the year (296th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1883 (MDCCCLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... July 8 is the 189th day of the year (190th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For the Stargate SG-1 episode, see 1969 (Stargate SG-1). ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... A view of the playing field at Busch Memorial Stadium, St. ... The position of the catcher Catcher is also a general term for a fielder who catches the ball in cricket. ... Main Street, also U.S. Route 202 in downtown Lewiston Coordinates: Counties Androscoggin County Area    - City 35. ...


Carrigan started his career as a platoon catcher. In 1913 he took over the defending World Series champion Red Sox as a player-manager. Carrigan led Boston to a second place in 1914 and two championships in 1915 and 1916, compiling an 8-2 record as a manager in World Series play. He then quit his baseball career to become a banker in his home state of Maine.[1] He returned to the game in 1927 as a manager for the Red Sox, but the team finished in last place for three straight seasons. The platoon system in baseball is a method of designating two players to a single defensive position -- usually one right-handed and one left-handed. ... For other events named World Series, see World Series (disambiguation). ... New York Yankees manager Joe Torre returning to the dugout (September 2005). ... For other uses, see Bank (disambiguation). ...


Bill Carrigan died in Lewiston, Maine, at the age of 85. Main Street, also U.S. Route 202 in downtown Lewiston Coordinates: Counties Androscoggin County Area    - City 35. ...


References

  1. ^ Kavanagh, Jack. Bill Carrigan. Retrieved October 10 2006.

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Preceded by
Jake Stahl
Boston Red Sox Manager
1913-1916
Succeeded by
Jack Barry
Preceded by
Lee Fohl
Boston Red Sox Manager
1927-1929
Succeeded by
Heinie Wagner

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Bill Carrigan - definition of Bill Carrigan in Encyclopedia (230 words)
William Francis Carrigan (October 22, 1883 - July 8, 1969), nicknamed "Rough", was a baseball catcher and right-handed batter for the Boston Red Sox in 1906 (when the team was known as the Americans), and from 1908-1916.
Carrigan was a.257 10-year career hitter, with six home runs and 235 RBI in 709 games.
Bill Carrigan died in Lewiston, Maine, at age of 85.
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