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William Clyde Hitchcock (born July 31, 1916, Inverness, Alabama) is a retired infielder, coach, manager and scout in American Major League Baseball. He also served as president of the AA Southern League from 1972-80. Jump to: navigation, search July 31 is the 212th day (213th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 153 days remaining, as the final day of July. ... Jump to: navigation, search 1916 is a leap year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar) // Events January-February January 1 -The first successful blood transfusion using blood that had been stored and cooled. ... An infielder is a baseball player who plays on the infield, the dirt portion of a baseball diamond between first base and third base. ... In the baseball game, the coach is a member of the team at bat stationed near first or third base to signal and direct the runners and batters. ... Jump to: navigation, search In baseball, the head coach of a team is called the manager; this individual controls matters of team strategy on the field and team leadership. ... Professional sports scouts are trained talent evaluators who travel extensively for the purposes of watching athletes play their chosen sports and determining whether their set of skills and talents represent what is needed by the scouts organization. ... Jump to: navigation, search MLB logo Major League Baseball (MLB) is the highest level of play in professional baseball in the world. ... The Southern League is a minor league baseball league which operates in the Southern United States. ...


A graduate of Auburn University, Hitchcock played all four infield positions during a nine-year American League active career. He broke in with the 1942 Detroit Tigers, spent three years in military service during World War II, and resumed his major league career from 1946-53. A righthanded batter and thrower, he batted .243 with five home runs in 703 games with the Tigers, Washington Senators, Boston Red Sox, St. Louis Browns and Philadelphia Athletics. Jump to: navigation, search Auburn University (AU) is a state university located in Auburn, Alabama in the United States. ... The American League (or formally the American League of Professional Baseball Clubs) is one of two leagues that make up Major League Baseball in the United States of America and Canada. ... See also: 1941 in sports, other events of 1942, 1943 in sports and the list of years in sports. Many sporting events did not take place because of World War II. // Baseball January 4: Hall of Fame election: Rogers Hornsby is elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame, getting 78... Jump to: navigation, search The Detroit Tigers are a Major League Baseball team based in Detroit, Michigan. ... Jump to: navigation, search World War II was a truly global conflict with many facets: immense human suffering, fierce indoctrinations, and the use of new, extremely devastating weapons such as the atom bomb World War II, also known as the Second World War, was a mid-20th-century conflict that... Batting average is a statistic in both baseball and cricket measuring the performance of baseball hitters and cricket batsmen, respectively. ... In baseball, a home run is a base hit in which the batter is able to circle all the bases, ending at home plate and scoring a run, with no errors on the play that result in the batter achieving extra bases. ... Jump to: navigation, search Major league affiliations American League (1901-present) Central Division (1994-present) West Division (1969-1993) Major league titles World Series titles (3) 1991 â€¢ 1987 â€¢ 1924 AL Pennants (6) 1991 â€¢ 1987 â€¢ 1965 â€¢ 1933 1925 â€¢ 1924 Central Division titles (3) 2004 â€¢ 2003 â€¢ 2002 West Division titles (4) 1991... Jump to: navigation, search Major league affiliations American League (1901-present) East Division (1969-present) Major league titles World Series titles (6) 2004 â€¢ 1918 â€¢ 1916 â€¢ 1915 1912 â€¢ 1903 AL Pennants (11) 2004 â€¢ 1986 â€¢ 1975 â€¢ 1967 1946 â€¢ 1918 â€¢ 1916 â€¢ 1915 1912 â€¢ 1904 â€¢ 1903 East Division titles (5) 1995 â€¢ 1990 â€¢ 1988 â€¢ 1986... Jump to: navigation, search The Baltimore Orioles are a Major League Baseball team based in Baltimore, Maryland. ... This article is about the baseball team currently active in the American League. ...


After AAA managing assignments in 1954 and 1961, sandwiched around a six-year (1955-60) term as a Detroit coach, Hitchcock was manager of the 1962-63 Baltimore Orioles, but they barely broke the .500 mark (163-161) and he was replaced by Hank Bauer and moved into Baltimore's minor league department as field coordinator. Jump to: navigation, search The Baltimore Orioles are a Major League Baseball team based in Baltimore, Maryland. ... Henry Albert Hank Bauer (born July 31, 1922 in East St. ...


He began the 1966 season as a coach for the Atlanta Braves under Bobby Bragan, but when the Braves won only 52 of their first 111 games, Hitchcock took over. The Braves won 33 of their last 51 games to finish fifth in the National League in their maiden season in Georgia, and Hitchcock was invited back for 1967, but he was fired with the team in the seventh place with three games remaining on the schedule. His career managing record was 274 wins, 261 losses (.514). See also: 1965 in sports, 1967 in sports and the list of years in sports. Auto Racing Stock car racing: Richard Petty won the Daytona 500 NASCAR Championship - David Pearson Indianapolis 500 - Graham Hill USAC Racing - Mario Andretti won the season championship Formula One Championship - Australia 24 hours of Le... Jump to: navigation, search The Atlanta Braves are a Major League Baseball team based in Atlanta, Georgia. ... Jump to: navigation, search This article refers to the American baseball league. ... See also: 1966 in sports, 1968 in sports and the list of years in sports. Auto Racing Stock car racing: Mario Andretti wins the Daytona 500 NASCAR Championship — Richard Petty Indianapolis 500 — A.J. Foyt USAC Racing — A.J. Foyt won the season championship Formula One Champion — New Zealand 24...


Hitchcock scouted for the Montreal Expos from 1968-71. The Washington Nationals is a Major League Baseball (MLB) franchise based in Washington, D.C.. It relocated to Washington from Montréal, Québec, Canada after the 2004 season. ...


 
 

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