Friday, December 14, 2012

1951 Topps Red Back #29 - Bob Kennedy

Bob Kennedy (b. 1920 - d. 2005) played in the majors from 1939 to 1942 and 1946 to 1957 for the White Sox, Indians, Orioles, Tigers and Dodgers.  He had 1,176 hits, 63 home runs and a .254 batting average.  He finished 23rd on the AL MVP ballot in 1940 and won the World Series with the Indians in 1948.  He was a manager from 1963 to 1965 for the Cubs and in 1968 for the Oakland A's.  His career managerial record was 264-278 (.487 winning %) over the 4 years he was a manager.

Deceased: 23
Manager: 4
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