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Walter Alston Stats & Facts

Walter Alston Essentials Positions: Bats: R Throws: R Weight: 195 Born: Year: 1911 in Venice, OH USA Died: 10 1 1984 in Oxford, OH USA Debut: 9/27/1936 Last Game: 9/27/1936 Hall of Fame: Inducted as a Manager in 1983 by Veterans...

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10/3/1976 After being at the Dodger’s helm for 23 years, Walter Alston’s managerial career comes to an end when the team drops a 3-2 decision to the Padres, finishing the campaign ten games behind the Reds. During his tenure, which began in Brooklyn in 1954, the skipper known as Smokey to his players compiles a 2040-1613 (.523) record en route to capturing seven pennants and four World Series titles.

On October 3, 1976.00 After being at the Dodger’s helm for 23 years, Walter Alston’s managerial career comes to an end when the team drops a 3-2 decision to the Padres, finishing the campaign ten games behind the Reds. During...

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