Cookie Lavagetto

Harry Arthur Lavagetto
Batted: Right
Threw: Right
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 170 lbs.
Born: December 1, 1912 in Oakland, CA

Died: August 10, 1990 in Lorinda, CA

 

The old Dodger hero was a Mets coach for the first two years of their existence. Pictured here is a 1948 Signal Oil Oakland Oaks card, and two more wonderful vintage pieces are shown below.

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BATTING RECORD

YEAR CLUB      G   AB   R   H  2B 3B HR RBI   TB SB CS  SO  BB HBP SAC SF  OBP  SLG  AVG
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1934 Pit NL   87  304  41  67  16  3  3  46   98  6  -  39  32   0   0  - .295 .322 .220
1935 Pit NL   78  231  27  67   9  4  0  19   84  1  -  15  18   0   0  - .341 .364 .290
1936 Pit NL   60  197  21  48  15  2  2  26   73  0  -  13  15   1   0  - .300 .371 .244
1937 Bro NL  149  503  64 142  26  6  8  70  204 13  -  41  74   1   9  - .375 .406 .282
1938 Bro NL  137  487  68 133  34  6  6  79  197 15  -  31  68   2   5  - .364 .405 .273
1939 Bro NL  153  587  93 176  28  5 10  87  244 14  -  30  78   5   8  - .387 .416 .300
1940 Bro NL  118  448  56 115  21  3  4  43  154  4  -  32  70   3   2  - .361 .344 .257
1941 Bro NL  132  441  75 122  24  7  1  78  163  7  -  21  80   0   2  - .388 .370 .277
1946 Bro NL   88  242  36  57   9  1  3  27   77  3  -  17  38   0   6  - .339 .318 .236
1947 Bro NL   41   69   6  18   1  0  3  11   28  0  -   5  12   0   1  - .370 .406 .261
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CAREER TOTS 1043 3509 487 945 183 37 40 486 1322 63  - 244 485  12  33  - .360 .377 .269

 

MANAGERIAL RECORD

YEAR CLUB     G   W   L  PCT FINISH
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1957 Was AL 134  51  83 .381   8th 
1958 Was AL 156  61  93 .396   8th 
1959 Was AL 154  63  91 .409   8th 
1960 Was AL 154  73  81 .474   5th 
1961 Min AL  59  23  36 .390   7th 
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CAREER TOTS 657 271 384 .414       

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This is a list of the Cookie Lavagetto cards that I already have in my collection. If you have any cards that are not listed here, and you are willing to donate or trade them, contact me at Rounding Third.  Items that are struck through are no longer a part of the Rounding Third collection, having been sold for charity.

 

1936 Goudey Wide Pen

1961 Farmers & Merchants Bank

1936 R313 National Chicle "Fine Pen" Premiums
1936 R314 Goudey "Wide Pen" Premiums

1947 Tip-Top Bread reprint

1948 Signal Oil Oakland Oaks

1950 Remar Baking Oakland Oaks

1959 Topps #74 ("Directing the Power")

1960 Topps #221

1961 Topps #226

1974 TCMA 1952 Brooklyn Dodgers (blue and white with red letters)

1978 Grand Slam #44
1978 TCMA 1941 Brooklyn Dodgers #32

1982 TCMA 1952 Bowman Extension #266

1991 Score mini World Series Trivia cards #38

1994 Conlon Collection #1411

1995 Topps Archives Brooklyn Dodgers #27 (reprint of 1952 Topps #365)

Other Cookie Lavagetto memorabilia in my collection:

1961 Farmers & Merchants Savings Bank Minnesota Twins matchbook cover

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