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Encyclopedia > Clyde King

Clyde Edward King (born May 23, 1925 in Goldsboro, North Carolina) is a special baseball advisor to George Steinbrenner, owner of the New York Yankees of American Major League Baseball, and has spent over 60 years in the game as a pitcher, coach, manager, general manager and front office executive. May 23 is the 143rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (144th in leap years). ... 1925 (MCMXXV) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ... Location in North Carolina Coordinates: Founded / Incorporated 1787 / 1847 Mayor Alfonzo Al King Area    - City 64. ... A view of the playing field at Busch Stadium II St. ... George Michael Steinbrenner III (born July 4, 1930 in Rocky River, Ohio) often known as The Boss, is the principal owner of the New York Yankees. ... Major league affiliations American League (1901–present) East Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 10, 15, 16, 23, 32, 37, 44, 49 Name New York Yankees (1913–present) New York Highlanders (1903-1912) Baltimore Orioles (1901-1902) (Also referred to as Americans... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... 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. ... Management (from Old French ménagement the art of conducting, directing, from Latin manu agere to lead by the hand) characterises the process of leading and directing all or part of an organization, often a business, through the deployment and manipulation of resources (human, financial, material, intellectual or intangible). ... The term general manager is a descriptive term for certain executives in a business operation. ...


During his on-field career he managed the San Francisco Giants (1969-70), Atlanta Braves (1974-75) and Yankees (part of 1982), finishing with a career record of 234 wins and 229 defeats (.505). Major league affiliations National League (1883–present) West Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 3,4,11,24,27,30,36,44 Name San Francisco Giants (1958–present) New York Giants (1885-1957) New York Gothams (1883-1885) Troy Union Cities / Trojans (1879-1882) Ballpark AT&T Park (2000... Major league affiliations National League (1876–present) East Division (1994–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 3,21,35,41,42,44 Name Atlanta Braves (1966–present) Ballpark Turner Field (1997–present) Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium (1966-1996) Milwaukee County Stadium (Milwaukee) (1953-1965) Braves Field (Boston) (1915-1952) Fenway Park...


King attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. A righthanded pitcher, he made his debut with the Brooklyn Dodgers at age 19 in 1944, his first professional season, during the manpower shortage caused by World War II. Although King would be sent to the minor leagues for seasoning after the war, he proved to be a solid member of the Brooklyn pitching staff (1944-45, 1947-48, 1951-52), winning 14 games for the 1951 Dodgers. When he finished his major league career with the Cincinnati Reds in 1953, King had appeared in an even 200 games, winning 32 and losing 25 with an earned run average of 4.60. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is a public, coeducational, research university located in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States. ... The Brooklyn Dodgers were a Major League Baseball team that played from 1890-1957. ... Combatants Major Allied powers: United Kingdom Soviet Union United States France Republic of China and others Major Axis powers: Germany Italy Japan Hungary and others Commanders Winston Churchill Joseph Stalin Franklin Roosevelt Charles de Gaulle Chiang Kai-Shek Adolf Hitler Benito Mussolini Hideki Tojo Regent Miklos Horthy. ... Minor leagues in the sense intended in this article are professional sports leagues which are not regarded as the premier leagues in those sports. ... Major league affiliations National League (1890–present) Central Division (1994–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1,5,8,10,18,20,24 Name Cincinnati Reds (1876–present) (Referred to as Redlegs 1953-1958) Ballpark Great American Ball Park (2003–present) Riverfront Stadium (1970-2002) a. ... In baseball statistics, earned run average (ERA) is the mean of earned runs given up by a pitcher per nine innings pitched. ...


Before becoming a major league manager, he led several minor league clubs and served as a coach for the Reds and Pittsburgh Pirates. He was inducted in the Kinston Professional Baseball Hall of Fame in 1999. Major league affiliations National League (1887–present) Central Division (1994–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1,4,8,9,20,21,33,40 Name Pittsburgh Pirates (1891–present) Pittsburgh Innocents (1890) (Also referred to as Infants in 1890) Pittsburg Alleghenies (1882-1889) Ballpark PNC Park (2001–present) Three Rivers Stadium... The Kinston Indians are a minor league baseball team in Kinston, North Carolina. ...


King joined the Yankees' front office in 1976 and has played a number of key roles - super scout, pitching coach, general manager and special advisor - since, in addition to managing them for the final 62 games of 1982 (as the replacement for Gene Michael, he won 29 games and lost 33 as the defending American League champions fell to fifth place in the AL East division). Eugene Richard Michael (born June 2, 1938 in Kent, Ohio) is a former player, manager and executive in Major League Baseball. ... American League 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. ...


External link

  • Baseball-Reference.com - career playing statistics and managing record
Preceded by
Herman Franks
San Francisco Giants Manager
1969–1970
Succeeded by
Charlie Fox
Preceded by
Eddie Mathews
Atlanta Braves Managers
1974-1975
Succeeded by
Connie Ryan
Preceded by
Gene Michael
New York Yankees Manager
1982
Succeeded by
Billy Martin
Preceded by
Murray Cook
New York Yankees General Manager
19851986
Succeeded by
Woody Woodward

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Encyclopedia: Clyde King (814 words)
Clyde Edward King (born May 23, 1925 in Goldsboro, North Carolina) is a special baseball advisor to George Steinbrenner, owner of the New York Yankees of American Major League Baseball and has spent over 60 years in the game as a pitcher, coach, manager and general manager.
King attended the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill.
Although King would be sent to the minor leagues for seasoning after the war, he proved to be a solid member of the Brooklyn pitching staff (1944-45, 1947-48, 1951-52), winning 14 games for the 1951 Dodgers.
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