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|John J Grim|
|Born:||1872-4-? at Cincinnati, OH (US)|
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Jack Grim managed the Newport News Shipbuilders in the Virginia League in 1912 before being put out as manager on Aug 17 for failing to pay the players in a timely way. He was also not popular with the fans, which lead to low attendance. Centerfielder Buck Hooker took over as manager.
- ↑ "Jack Grim Out As Manager Of Shipbuilders", pg 31. Times Dispatch, 1912-08-18. http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn85038615/1912-08-18/ed-1/seq-31/.
- ↑ "Shipbuilders Now Have New Manager", pg 6. Times Dispatch, 1912-08-19. http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn85038615/1912-08-19/ed-1/seq-6/.