1931-1933
MARTY McMANUS   2B/MGR

In 1931, Marty McManus became a member of the Boston Red Sox in a swap of two veterans: catcher Muddy Ruel went to Detroit, and McManus came to Boston. Marty was hitting .271 at the time. After the first 55 games in 1932, the Red Sox had won only 11, a .200 winning percentage. Manager Shano Collins resigned by telegram from Cleveland, saying he was so discouraged he couldn’t go on. McManus was appointed as interim manager  ...

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