William "Billy the Kid" Southworth
Elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame by the Veterans Committee on Dec. 3, 2007
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The family of 'Billy the Kid' Southworth, daughter, Carole Watson, and grand-children, Cheryl, Shelley, Eric, and Evan wish to welcome you to this web-site created by the Mileur Media Group,
and to whom we are very grateful for such a generous tribute.

Billy Southworth's 'stats' as a player and manager are capsulated for easy access and as this site matures there will be photos throughout his life in his profession as well as a father and family man.

Determination, tenacity and a deep devotion for the game of baseball created successes for Billy Southworth that led him to enshrinement in the National Baseball Hall of Fame.

Kindest regards,

Carol Southworth Watson & family


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John C. Skipper, a political reporter for the Mason City (Iowa) Globe Gazette, has written numerous books on politics and baseball, including The Iowa Caucuses and acclaimed biographies of Grover Cleveland Alexander, Dazzy Vance and Charlie Gehringer.

Billy Southworth - SABR
by Jon Daly  (very well written comprehensive article)

Remembering Billy Southworth, My Dad
Sunbury Times

Southworth finally gets his place in Hall of Fame
by Scott Mees, of the Southern

Hall of Fame Induction Day Photo Pack
by Brian Walton, Scout.com

Baseball Hall of Fame: Nebraska native Southworth finally gets call
by Rob White, World-Herald Staff Writer

Michael Arace commentary: Southworth deserves to have his story told
by Michael Arace, the Columbus Dispatch

Former Tourists manager enters Hall of Fame ...
by Tyler Norris Goode, Citizens Times

Southworth's Cardinals were dominant
by Matthew Leach

#30 Billy Southworth, Manager
by Mort Bloombert, Boston Braves Historical Society

Mileur to Hail Southworth At Cooperstown
by Brian Walton, www.thestlcardinals.com  Scout.com

Newspaper Clippings About Billy Southworth

Photo Album - Green Lawn Cemetery HOF ceremony
Submitted by Sandi Lattimer, photos by Patricia Marie

Photo - St. Louis Post Dispatch 1942 World Series Special Edition
Submitted by Michael Roberts, Aurora, CO

WWW.BILLYSOUTHWORTH.COM                  Dedicated to the memory of Major League Baseball Hall of Famer  Billy Southworth  1893-1969
Billy Southworth
Outfielder / Manager

Born: March 9, 1893 
Died: November 15, 1969 
Batted: Left Threw: Right

Major League Career

MLB debut - August 4, 1913                   

Cleveland Naps

Final game - July 9, 1929                       
St. Louis Cardinals

Teams As Player                                    
Cleveland Naps (1913, 1915)
Pittsburgh Pirates (1918-1920)
Boston Braves (1921-1923)
New York Giants (1924-1926)
St. Louis Cardinals (1926-1927, 1929)

Teams As Manager                                
St. Louis Cardinals (1929, 1940-1945)
Boston Braves (1946-1951)

Career highlights and awards                
Manager World Series Champions;
1942, 1944

Manager NL Pennant winners;
1942, 1943, 1944, 1948

Manager All-Star Games;
1943, 1944, 1949

The Sporting News Manager of the Year;
1941, 1942

100 Win Seasons; 1942, 1943, 1944

Scout.com's All-Time Greatest Teams   
1942 St. Louis Cardinals #1 All-Time Team

1944 St. Louis Cardinals #2  All-Time Team 

1943 St. Louis Cardinals #9  All-Time Team

1926 St. Louis Cardinals #11 All-Time Team

Minor League Career

International League (AA)
Governor's Cup Winner - 1939

Manager; Rochester Redwings (AA)
International League Championships
1928,1929, 1930, 1931, 1939

Manager, Rochester Redwings (AA)
IL World Series Champions; 1930, 1931

Manager - Ashville Tourists (B)
Piedmont League Championship - 1935

International League Hall of Fame - 1947

Rochester Red Wings Hall of Fame - 1989

Alabama Sports Hall of Famer - 1988

Nebraska High School Hall of Famer - 1998

100 Win Seasons; 1929, 1930, 1931

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