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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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Awards

Missouri Sports Hall of Fame, 1987.

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