Andrew Jackson “Andy” Reese


College Career

Gulf Coast Military Academy (1922-1923)
Vanderbilt (1923-1925)

 

Pro Baseball Career

Memphis Chicks, Southern Association (1926-1927)
New York Giants (1927-1930)
Oakland, CA (1931)
Memphis Chicks, Southern Association (1931-1939)

•Voted “Most Popular Chick Player of All Time”

Held several Southern Association records

• Batting average (10 years or more), .315

• Times at bat, 5,205

• Hits, 1,641

• Doubles, 320

• Total bases, 2,382

 

Baseball Coaching Career

• Manager, Greenville, MS, Cotton States League (’40)

• Manager, Gadsden, AL, Southeastern League (’42)

• Manager, Meridian, MS, Southeastern League (’42)

• Managed Southeastern League All-Star team (’42)

 

Did You Know?

Because of his ability to play almost any position on the baseball field, Reese earned the nickname Handy Andy.