Managers of the Indianapolis Browns

This is a comprehensive list of managers for the Indianapolis Browns organization. Win / loss statistics, winning percentage, position in division, and games behind the leader are also shown for each manager.

"Milwaukee and Indianapolis folded, the owner of the latter team losing so much money that he was forced to flee the state to escape his creditors." - Ted Vincent in Mudville's Revenge (1981)
Indianapolis Browns

Managers & Finishes

Year Uniform # Manager(s) Wins Losses WP Finish GB
1878

n/a

John Clapp

24 36 .400 5 th 17

Indianapolis Browns Managers & Finishes



Did you know that the Indianapolis Browns only manager, John Clapp , was at the helm of six ball clubs during a six year careeer and only had one winning season?

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On December 4, 1878, the National League owners met to discuss the future of the league. During that meeting, the Indianapolis Browns and Milwaukee Cream Citys resigned from the league due to finances and were replaced by the Syracuse Stars and Buffalo Bisons.

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