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Name:  Albert (Red) Fred Schoendienst  

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Audience: Adult;

Born: Germantown, Illinois


-- Albert (Red) Fred Schoendienst on WorldCat -- http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=albert+%28red%29+fred+schoendienst


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Biographical and Professional Information

Albert Fred "Red" Schoendienst is an American former player, coach and manager in Major League Baseball. A second baseman and switch-hitter, he played for the St. Louis Cardinals (1945-56, 1961-63), New York Giants (1956-57) and Milwaukee Braves (1957-60). After retiring, Schoendienst in 1965 began the longest managerial tenure in Cardinals history, skippering the team from 1965 through 1976. He is today, at age 87, the Special Assistant to the General Manager of the St. Louis Cardinals.


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Titles At Your Library

Red a Baseball Life
ISBN: 1571672001

Sagamore Publishing. 1998

In Red: A Baseball Life, Red Schoendiest details all of the events that shaped his life, on and off the field, as he moved from the playing field to the managers office to his currant position as a special assistant to the general man- ager of the St. Louis Cardinals. Schoendiest played, coached and managed in nine World Series. He played 10 All-Star games and managed the National League squad in two. In 1989 he was inducted into baseballs Hall of Fame.


Awards

Missouri Sports Hall of Fame, 1987.

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