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Roy Hartsfield
Biographical information
Full Name

Roy Thomas Hartsfield

Born

October 25, 1925

Birthplace

Chattahoochee, GA, USA

Physical description
Height

5'9"

Weight

165 lbs

Bats

Right

Throws

Right

Skin color

caucasian

Professional information
Years with Jays

3

BiographyEdit

Hartsfield became the first manager in Toronto Blue Jays history prior to the 1977 season. In his only big league managerial job, he led the team through 1979. In three years at the helm of the Jays, the team went 166-318, and they finished in seventh place in each season.

StatisticsEdit

Roy Hartsfield’s Managerial Record for the Jays
Year Age Games Won Lost Pct. Finish Titles
1977 51 161 54 107 .335 7 none
1978 52 149* 56 93 .376 7 none
1979 53 162 53 109 .327 7 none
Totals
Years Games Won Lost Pct. Titles
3 472 163 309 .345 none


* In 1978, Harry Warner managed as a interim for Roy Hartsfield for 12 games in the middle of the season because of Hartsfield spending 10 days in Atlanta with his ailing wife.

Preceded by
none
Blue Jays Manager
1977-1979
Succeeded by
Bobby Mattick

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