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Walter Emmons Alston , nicknamed "Smokey", was an American baseball player and manager in Major League Baseball . He is best known for managing the Brooklyn/Los Angeles Dodgers from 1954 through 1976, and signed 23 one-year contracts with the team. He had a calm, reticent demeanor, for which he was sometimes also known as "The Quiet Man."

Walter Alston
First baseman / Manager
Born: (1911-12-01)December 1, 1911
Venice, Ohio
Died: October 1, 1984(1984-10-01) (aged 72)
Oxford, Ohio
Batted: Right
Threw: Right
MLB debut
September 27, 1936, for the St. Louis Cardinals
Last MLB appearance
September 27, 1936, for the St. Louis Cardinals
MLB statistics
Games managed3,658
Managerial record2,040–1,613
Winning %.558
Teams
As player

As manager

Career highlights and awards
Member of the National
Baseball Hall of Fame
Induction1983
VoteVeterans Committee
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Walter Alston's About

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Former Brooklyn and Los Angeles Dodgers coach who led the franchise to 4 World Series Championships.

Walter Alston Family life

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He is the son of Lenora and Emmons Alston.

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Walter Alston Before Fame

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He played 1 season in the MLB for the St. Louis Cardinals.

Walter Alston Trivia

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He was elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1983.

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He coached the legendary Jackie Robinson on the Dodgers from 1954 to 1956.

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Facts About Walter Alston

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● Walter Alston was born on December 1, 1911 (age 72) in Ohio, United States
● He is a celebrity baseball manager
● His popular book is The Complete Baseball Handbook - Strategies and Techniques for Winning
● He died on October 1, 1984, Oxford, OH



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