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  Ralph Houk

Full Name: Ralph George "Major" Houk
Height: 5'11" Weight: 193 lbs.
Born: August 9, 1919 in Lawrence, KA
Died:
Major League Career: 1947 to 1954
Managerial Debut: April 1961


Year TM/L G W L PCT M/Y W-EXP A-E Standing
1961 NY-A 163 109 53 0.673   102.7 6.3 1 WS Winner 4-1 CIN-N
1962 NY-A 162 96 66 0.593   94.5 1.5 1 WS Winner 4-3 SF-N
1963 NY-A 161 104 57 0.646   98.4 5.6 1 Lost WS 0-4 LA-N
1966 NY-A 140 66 73 0.475 2-2 69.4 -3.4 10
1967 NY-A 163 72 90 0.444   69.8 2.2 9
1968 NY-A 164 83 79 0.512   81.6 1.4 5
1969 NY-A 162 80 81 0.497   77.7 2.3 5 East
1970 NY-A 163 93 69 0.574   88.2 4.8 2 East
1971 NY-A 162 82 80 0.506   81.7 0.3 4 East
1972 NY-A 155 79 76 0.510   80.9 -1.9 4 East
1973 NY-A 162 80 82 0.494   84.3 -4.3 4 East
1974 DET-A 162 72 90 0.444   65.8 6.2 6 East
1975 DET-A 159 57 102 0.358   57.3 -0.3 6 East
1976 DET-A 161 74 87 0.460   70.0 4.0 5 East
1977 DET-A 162 74 88 0.457   77.3 -3.3 4 East
1978 DET-A 162 86 76 0.531   87.3 -1.3 5 East
1981.1 BOS-A 56 30 26 0.536       5 East
1981.2 BOS-A 52 29 23 0.558   57.7 -28.7 2 East
1982 BOS-A 162 89 73 0.549   85.0 4.0 3 East
1983 BOS-A 162 78 84 0.481   76.0 2.0 6 East
1984 BOS-A 162 86 76 0.531   85.4 0.6 4 East
Totals 20 3157 1619 1531 0.514   1591.0 28.0  



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Team's final standing for the season or, in the case of multiple managers, the standings at the time the manager departed.