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Walter Alston Net Worth

Walter Alston Net Worth is
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Walter Alston Bio/Wiki, Net Worth, Married 2018

Walter Emmons Alston (December 1, 1911 – October 1, 1984), nicknamed "Smokey", was an American baseball player and manager in Major League Baseball (MLB). He is best known as the manager of the Brooklyn/Los Angeles Dodgers between 1954 and 1976. In 23 years as a major league manager, Alston never signed a contract longer than one year. He had a calm, reticent demeanor, for which he was sometimes also known as "The Quiet Man".Alston grew up in rural Ohio and lettered in baseball and basketball at Miami University in Ohio. Though his MLB playing career consisted of one game and one at-bat with the St. Louis Cardinals in 1936, he played and managed for several seasons in minor league baseball. His service included a stint as manager of the Nashua Dodgers, the first integrated professional team in modern baseball. He was promoted to manage the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1954 after several successful seasons in Brooklyn's Class AAA minor league teams.As a major league manager, Alston led Dodgers teams to seven National League (NL) pennants and four world championships. His 1955 team was the only World Series championship team while the club was in Brooklyn; they clinched the NL pennant earlier in the calendar year than any previous pennant winner in league history. Alston retired with more than 2,000 career wins and managed NL All-Star teams to seven victories. He was selected as Manager of the Year six times.Alston was elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1983. He suffered a heart attack that year, was hospitalized for a month and was unable to attend his Hall of Fame induction ceremony. He never fully recovered and he died at a hospital in Oxford, Ohio on October 1, 1984.
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IMDB Wikipedia

Date Of BirthDecember 1, 1911, Venice Township, Ohio, United States
DiedOctober 1, 1984, Oxford, Ohio, United States
Place Of BirthVenice, Ohio, USA
Height6' 2" (1.88 m)
Weight88 kg
ProfessionActor
EducationMiami University
Star SignSagittarius
#Quote
1I'd rather win two or three, lose one, win two or three more. I'm a great believer in things evening out. If you win a whole bunch in a row, somewhere along the line you're going to lose some, too.
2More than anyone else, Hank Aaron made me wish I wasn't a manager.
#Fact
1Biography in: "The Scribner Encyclopedia of American Lives". Volume One, 1981-1985, pages 15-17. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1998.
2Uniform number 24 retired by the Dodgers.
3Signed 23 consecutive one-year contracts as manager of the Dodgers in keeping with their policy at the time of signing managers to one-year contracts. Succeeded Charlie Dressen, who was fired for demanding a three-year contract.
4First baseman for the St. Louis Cardinals for 1 game on 27 September 1936. Struck out in his lone major league at bat.
5Managed Dodgers' teams to 4 World Series Championships (1955, 1959, 1963 and 1965) and 3 National League Championships (1956, 1966 and 1974).
6Manager of the Brooklyn/Los Angeles Dodgers (1954-1976; Win-Loss record: 2,040-1,613).
7Inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1983.

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Carnival Circus1978Short
The Geisha Boy1958Los Angeles Dodgers Manager (uncredited)

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
1975 MLB All-Star Game1975TV SpecialHimself - NL Manager
1974 World Series1974TV Mini-SeriesHimself - Los Angeles Dodgers Manager
1974 National League Championship Series1974TV SeriesHimself - Los Angeles Dodgers Manager
1971 MLB All-Star Game1971TV SpecialHimself - NL Coach
1967 MLB All-Star Game1967TV SpecialHimself - NL Manager
1966 World Series1966TV Mini-SeriesHimself - Los Angeles Dodgers Manager
1966 MLB All-Star Game1966TV SpecialHimself - NL Manager
1965 World Series1965TV Mini-SeriesHimself - Los Angeles Dodgers Manager
1964 MLB All-Star Game1964TV SpecialHimself - NL Manager
1963 World Series1963TV Mini-SeriesHimself - Los Angeles Dodgers Manager
The Ed Sullivan Show1955-1962TV SeriesBaseball Player / Himself
1959 World Series1959TV Mini-SeriesHimself - Los Angeles Dodgers Manager
1957 MLB All-Star Game1957TV SpecialHimself - NL Manager
1956 World Series1956TV SeriesHimself - Brooklyn Dodgers Manager
1956 MLB All-Star Game1956TV SpecialHimself - NL Manager
1955 World Series1955TV Mini-SeriesHimself - Brooklyn Dodgers Manager
1954 MLB All-Star Game1954TV SpecialHimself - NL Manager

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