On October 19, 1964 — Harry Walker becomes the skipper of the Pirates replacing Danny Murtaugh, who will return to the field as an interim manager during the 1967 season replacing his fired successor. During his two-plus years in the Pittsburgh dugout, ‘Harry the Hat’ compiles a respectable 224-184 (.549) record but is let go after his team plays .500 ball after competing for the National League flag the previous two seasons.

 


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Baseball Reference October 19
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