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Bill McKechnieJudge Fuchs’, the owner, decided to make a change in the manager position.

It happens frequently in baseball. What you don’t see, because it can’t be done, is the owner being fired. I am sure there are lots of times the fans would prefer that. It can’t happen.

He selected Bill McKechnie as the Boston Braves manager in 1930. He had a pretty good track record. In Pittsburgh he won the World Series in 1925. In St. Louis he won the pennant in 1928. After he left Boston he won a World Series for Cincinnati in 1940.

In 1930 the Braves finished 6th, 22 games behind the leader. Their record was 70-84. It wouldn’t get much better during his eight years in Boston.