Bobby Winkles

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Bobby Brooks Winkles (born March 11, 1930) is an American baseball player and manager.[1] He was born in Tuckerman, Arkansas, but was raised in Chicago, Illinois. Winkles was the third base coach for the Oakland Athletics int the 1970s.

Winkles worked at Arizona State University and managed in Major League Baseball. Winkles is a right-handed-hitting and -throwing infielder. He played minor league baseball in the Chicago White Sox organization between 1951 and 1958, hitting .270 with 890 hits in 858 games played before retiring to become Arizona State's head baseball coach at age 29.[2]

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  1. "Winkles is named manager of Angels". Spartanburg Herald. 12 October 1972. p. D2. Retrieved 15 June 2010.
  2. "A's Winkles Steps Down". The Associated Press. The New York Times. 24 May 1978. Retrieved 1 December 2017.

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