Full Name: Elvin Walter Tappe
Height: 5-11 Weight: 180 lbs.
Born: May 21, 1927 in Quincy, IL
Major League Career: 1954 to 1962
Managerial Debut: April 1961
Died: October 10, 1998 in Quincy, IL
|Team and League
Games managed (including ties)
Percentage of games won
Manager/Year (The latter number indicates how many managers the team employed that year, while the former indicates the chronological position of the manager [i.e. 1-2 would mean this manager was the first of two managers during that year]).
Expected Wins. Calculated for the team based on its actual runs scored and allowed. A team that allows exactly as many runs as it scores is predicted to play .500 ball.
Actual Wins Minus Expected Wins (A measure of the extent to which a team outperformed (or underperformed) its talent. (Over time this reflects good/bad managing).
Team's final standing for the season or, in the case of multiple managers, the standings at the time the manager departed.