Open main menu

Eastern League Manager of the Year Award

The Eastern League Manager of the Year Award is an annual award given to the best manager in minor league baseball's Eastern League. In 1962, Frank Lucchesi won the first ever Eastern League Manager of the Award. The only managers with more than one award are Bill Dancy, Brad Komminsk, Matt Walbeck, and Dusty Wathan, each with two wins. Wathan won the award in consecutive years (2015 and 2016).

Eastern League
Manager of the Year Award
Awarded forEastern League's Regular Season Manager of the Year
CountryUnited States
First awarded1962
Currently held byJohn Schneider

Eight managers from the New York Yankees and Philadelphia Phillies Major League Baseball (MLB) organizations have won the award, more than any others, followed by the Boston Red Sox, Cleveland Indians, and Pittsburgh Pirates organizations (5); the Montreal Expos and Toronto Blue Jays organizations (4); the Baltimore Orioles and New York Mets organizations (3); the Cincinnati Reds, Detroit Tigers, San Francisco Giants, and Seattle Mariners organizations (2); and the Chicago White Sox, Florida Marlins, Milwaukee Brewers, Minnesota Twins, and Oakland Athletics organizations (1).

Contents

KeyEdit

(#)
Number of wins by managers who have won the award multiple times
^
Indicates multiple award winners in the same year
 
Indicates a member of the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum[1]
*
Indicates league champions[2]

WinnersEdit

 
Frank Lucchesi, 1962 winner
 
Dave Trembley, 1987 winner
 
Buck Showalter, 1989 winner
 
John Gibbons, 1998 winner
 
Mike Sarbaugh, 2009 winner
Year Winner Team Organization Division Finish[a] Record[b] Ref
1962 Frank Lucchesi Williamsport Grays* Philadelphia Phillies 1st 83–57 [3][4]
1963 Johnny Lipon Charleston Indians* Cleveland Indians 1st 83–57–1 [5][6]
1964 Earl Weaver  Elmira Pioneers* Baltimore Orioles 1st 82–58 [7][8]
1965 Eddie Popowski Pittsfield Red Sox* Boston Red Sox 1st 85–55–1 [9][10]
1966 Tom Fisher Elmira Pioneers* Baltimore Orioles [11][12]
1967 Jack Reed Binghamton Triplets* New York Yankees East [13][14]
1968 Billy Gardner Pittsfield Red Sox* Boston Red Sox 1st 84–55–1 [15][16]
1969 Joe Morgan York Pirates* Pittsburgh Pirates 1st 89–50 [17][18]
1970 Red Davis Waterbury Pirates* Pittsburgh Pirates 1st 79–62 [19][20]
1971 Jim Snyder Trois-Rivieres Aigles Cincinnati Reds National 1st 78–59 [21][22]
1972 Karl Kuehl Quebec Carnavals Montreal Expos National 3rd 75–64 [23][24]
1973 Doc Edwards West Haven Yankees New York Yankees American 1st 72–66–1 [25][26]
1974 Stan Williams Bristol Red Sox Boston Red Sox American 1st 74–61 [27][28]
1975 Bob Wellman Reading Phillies Philadelphia Phillies 1st 84–53 [29][30]
1976 Roy Majtyka Trois-Rivieres Aigles Cincinnati Reds North 1st 83–55–2 [31][32]
1977^ Mike Ferraro West Haven Yankees* New York Yankees New England 1st 86–52 [33][34]
1977^ Andy Gilbert Waterbury Giants San Francisco Giants New England 2nd 77–63 [35][34]
1978 Lee Elia Waterbury Giants San Francisco Giants 4th 65–74 [36][37]
1979 Stump Merrill West Haven Yankees* New York Yankees 83–56 [38][39]
1980 Lee Sigman Holyoke Millers* Milwaukee Brewers North 78–61 [40][41]
1981 Jim Mahoney Glens Falls White Sox Chicago White Sox North 1st 83–52 [42][43]
1982 Mickey Bowers Lynn Sailors Seattle Mariners North 82–57 [44][45]
1983 Bill Dancy (1) Reading Phillies Philadelphia Phillies 1st 96–44 [46][47]
1984 Keith Lieppman Albany-Colonie A's Oakland Athletics 1st 81–57–1 [48][49]
1985 Barry Foote Albany-Colonie Yankees New York Yankees 1st 82–57 [50][51]
1986 Bob Schaefer Glens Falls Tigers Detroit Tigers 4th 67–71 [52][53]
1987 Dave Trembley Harrisburg Senators* Pittsburgh Pirates 2nd 77–63 [54][55]
1988 Rich Morales Vermont Mariners Seattle Mariners 2nd 79–60 [56][57]
1989 Buck Showalter Albany-Colonie Yankees* New York Yankees 1st 92–48 [58][59]
1990 Chris Chambliss London Tigers* Detroit Tigers 2nd 76–63 [60][61]
1991 Mike Quade Harrisburg Senators Montreal Expos 1st 87–53 [62][63]
1992 Steve Swisher Binghamton Mets* New York Mets 1st 79–59–1 [64][65]
1993 Jim Tracy Harrisburg Senators* Montreal Expos 1st 94–44 [66][67]
1994 Dave Jauss Harrisburg Senators Montreal Expos South 1st 88–51 [68][69]
1995 Bill Dancy (2) Reading Phillies* Philadelphia Phillies South 1st 73–69 [46][70]
1996 Carlos Tosca Portland Sea Dogs Florida Marlins North 1st 83–58 [71][72]
1997 Al LeBoeuf Reading Phillies Philadelphia Phillies South 3rd 74–68 [73][74]
1998 John Gibbons Binghamton Mets New York Mets North 2nd 82–60 [75][76]
1999 DeMarlo Hale Trenton Thunder Boston Red Sox North 1st 92–50 [77][78]
2000 Gary Varsho Reading Phillies Philadelphia Phillies South 1st 85–57 [79][80]
2001 Stan Cliburn New Britain Rock Cats*[c] Minnesota Twins North 1st 87–55 [81][82]
2002 Brad Komminsk (1) Akron Aeros Cleveland Indians South 1st 93–48 [83][84]
2003 Marty Pevey New Haven Ravens Toronto Blue Jays Northern 1st 79–63 [85][86]
2004 Mike Basso New Hampshire Fisher Cats* Toronto Blue Jays North 1st 84–57 [87][88]
2005 Torey Lovullo Akron Aeros* Cleveland Indians South 1st 84–58 [89][90]
2006 Tim Bogar Akron Aeros Cleveland Indians South 1st 87–55 [91][92]
2007 Matt Walbeck (1) Erie SeaWolves Pittsburgh Pirates South 1st 81–59 [93][94]
2008 Brad Komminsk (2) Bowie Baysox Baltimore Orioles Southern 1st 84–58 [83][95]
2009 Mike Sarbaugh Akron Aeros* Cleveland Indians Southern 1st 89–53 [96][97]
2010 Matt Walbeck (2) Altoona Curve* Pittsburgh Pirates Western 1st 82–60 [93][98]
2011 Sal Fasano New Hampshire Fisher Cats* Toronto Blue Jays Eastern 1st 77–65 [99][100]
2012 Tony Franklin Trenton Thunder New York Yankees Eastern 1st 79–63 [101][102]
2013 Pedro Lopez Binghamton Mets New York Mets Eastern 1st 86–55 [103][104]
2014 Billy McMillon Portland Sea Dogs Boston Red Sox Eastern 1st 88–54 [105][106]
2015 Dusty Wathan (1) Reading Fightin Phils Philadelphia Phillies Eastern 1st 80–61 [107][108]
2016 Dusty Wathan (2) Reading Fightin Phils Philadelphia Phillies Eastern 1st 80–52 [107][109]
2017 Bobby Mitchell Trenton Thunder New York Yankees Eastern 1st 92–48 [110][111]
2018 John Schneider New Hampshire Fisher Cats* Toronto Blue Jays Eastern 2nd 76–62 [112][113]

NotesEdit

  • a The Finish column indicates final position in the divisional standings.
  • b The Record column indicates wins and losses during the regular season and excludes any post-season play.
  • c New Britain and the Reading Phillies were declared co-champions after the playoffs were cancelled in the wake of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.[2]

ReferencesEdit

General
  • "Season-Ending Awards". Eastern League. Minor League Baseball. Retrieved March 6, 2016.
Specific
  1. ^ "Baseball Hall of Fame Inductees". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved March 5, 2015.
  2. ^ a b "Past Champions". Eastern League. Minor League Baseball. Retrieved March 11, 2016.
  3. ^ "Frank Lucchesi Minor League Statistics and History". Baseball-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved March 11, 2016.
  4. ^ "1962 Eastern League Statistics". Baseball-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved March 11, 2016.
  5. ^ "Johnny Lipon Minor League Statistics and History". Baseball-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved March 11, 2016.
  6. ^ "1963 Eastern League Statistics". Baseball-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved March 11, 2016.
  7. ^ "Earl Weaver Minor League Statistics and History". Baseball-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved March 11, 2016.
  8. ^ "1964 Eastern League Statistics". Baseball-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved March 11, 2016.
  9. ^ "Eddie Popowski Minor League Statistics and History". Baseball-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved March 11, 2016.
  10. ^ "1965 Eastern League Statistics". Baseball-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved March 11, 2016.
  11. ^ "Tom Fisher Minor League Statistics and History". Baseball-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved March 11, 2016.
  12. ^ "1966 Eastern League Statistics". Baseball-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved March 11, 2016.
  13. ^ "Jack Reed Minor League Statistics and History". Baseball-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved March 11, 2016.
  14. ^ "1967 Eastern League Statistics". Baseball-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved March 11, 2016.
  15. ^ "Billy Gardner Minor League Statistics and History". Baseball-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved March 11, 2016.
  16. ^ "1968 Eastern League Statistics". Baseball-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved March 11, 2016.
  17. ^ "Joe Morgan Minor League Statistics and History". Baseball-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved March 11, 2016.
  18. ^ "1969 Eastern League Statistics". Baseball-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved March 11, 2016.
  19. ^ "Red Davis Minor League Statistics and History". Baseball-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved March 11, 2016.
  20. ^ "1970 Eastern League Statistics". Baseball-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved March 11, 2016.
  21. ^ "Jim Snyder Minor League Statistics and History". Baseball-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved March 11, 2016.
  22. ^ "1971 Eastern League Statistics". Baseball-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved March 11, 2016.
  23. ^ "Karl Kuehl Minor League Statistics and History". Baseball-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved March 11, 2016.
  24. ^ "1972 Eastern League Statistics". Baseball-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved March 11, 2016.
  25. ^ "Doc Edwards Minor League Statistics and History". Baseball-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved March 11, 2016.
  26. ^ "1973 Eastern League Statistics". Baseball-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved March 11, 2016.
  27. ^ "Stan Williams Minor League Statistics and History". Baseball-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved March 11, 2016.
  28. ^ "1974 Eastern League Statistics". Baseball-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved March 11, 2016.
  29. ^ "Bob Wellman Minor League Statistics and History". Baseball-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved March 11, 2016.
  30. ^ "1975 Eastern League Statistics". Baseball-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved March 11, 2016.
  31. ^ "Roy Majtyka Minor League Statistics and History". Baseball-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved March 11, 2016.
  32. ^ "1976 Eastern League Statistics". Baseball-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved March 11, 2016.
  33. ^ "Mike Ferraro Minor League Statistics and History". Baseball-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved March 11, 2016.
  34. ^ a b "1977 Eastern League Statistics". Baseball-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved March 11, 2016.
  35. ^ "Andy Gilbert Minor League Statistics and History". Baseball-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved March 11, 2016.
  36. ^ "Lee Elia Minor League Statistics and History". Baseball-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved March 11, 2016.
  37. ^ "1978 Eastern League Statistics". Baseball-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved March 11, 2016.
  38. ^ "Stump Merrill Minor League Statistics and History". Baseball-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved March 11, 2016.
  39. ^ "1979 Eastern League Statistics". Baseball-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved March 11, 2016.
  40. ^ "Lee Sigman Minor League Statistics and History". Baseball-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved March 11, 2016.
  41. ^ "1980 Eastern League Statistics". Baseball-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved March 11, 2016.
  42. ^ "Jim Mahoney Minor League Statistics and History". Baseball-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved March 11, 2016.
  43. ^ "1981 Eastern League Statistics". Baseball-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved March 11, 2016.
  44. ^ "Mickey Bowers Minor League Statistics and History". Baseball-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved March 11, 2016.
  45. ^ "1982 Eastern League Statistics". Baseball-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved March 11, 2016.
  46. ^ a b "Bill Dancy Minor League Statistics and History". Baseball-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved March 11, 2016.
  47. ^ "1983 Eastern League Statistics". Baseball-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved March 11, 2016.
  48. ^ "Keith Lieppman Minor League Statistics and History". Baseball-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved March 11, 2016.
  49. ^ "1984 Eastern League Statistics". Baseball-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved March 11, 2016.
  50. ^ "Barry Foote Minor League Statistics and History". Baseball-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved March 11, 2016.
  51. ^ "1985 Eastern League Statistics". Baseball-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved March 11, 2016.
  52. ^ "Bob Schaefer Minor League Statistics and History". Baseball-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved March 11, 2016.
  53. ^ "1986 Eastern League Statistics". Baseball-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved March 11, 2016.
  54. ^ "Dave Trembley Minor League Statistics and History". Baseball-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved March 11, 2016.
  55. ^ "1987 Eastern League Statistics". Baseball-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved March 11, 2016.
  56. ^ "Rich Morales Minor League Statistics and History". Baseball-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved March 11, 2016.
  57. ^ "1988 Eastern League Statistics". Baseball-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved March 11, 2016.
  58. ^ "Buck Showalter Minor League Statistics and History". Baseball-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved March 11, 2016.
  59. ^ "1989 Eastern League Statistics". Baseball-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved March 11, 2016.
  60. ^ "Chris Chambliss Minor League Statistics and History". Baseball-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved March 11, 2016.
  61. ^ "1990 Eastern League Statistics". Baseball-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved March 11, 2016.
  62. ^ "Mike Quade Minor League Statistics and History". Baseball-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved March 11, 2016.
  63. ^ "1991 Eastern League Statistics". Baseball-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved March 11, 2016.
  64. ^ "Steve Swisher Minor League Statistics and History". Baseball-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved March 11, 2016.
  65. ^ "1992 Eastern League Statistics". Baseball-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved March 11, 2016.
  66. ^ "Jim Tracy Minor League Statistics and History". Baseball-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved March 11, 2016.
  67. ^ "1993 Eastern League Statistics". Baseball-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved March 11, 2016.
  68. ^ "Dave Jauss Minor League Statistics and History". Baseball-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved March 11, 2016.
  69. ^ "1994 Eastern League Statistics". Baseball-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved March 11, 2016.
  70. ^ "1995 Eastern League Statistics". Baseball-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved March 11, 2016.
  71. ^ "Carlos Tosca Minor League Statistics and History". Baseball-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved March 11, 2016.
  72. ^ "1996 Eastern League Statistics". Baseball-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved March 11, 2016.
  73. ^ "Al Leboeuf Minor League Statistics and History". Baseball-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved March 11, 2016.
  74. ^ "1997 Eastern League Statistics". Baseball-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved March 11, 2016.
  75. ^ "John Gibbons Minor League Statistics and History". Baseball-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved March 11, 2016.
  76. ^ "1998 Eastern League Statistics". Baseball-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved March 11, 2016.
  77. ^ "DeMarlo Hale Minor League Statistics and History". Baseball-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved March 11, 2016.
  78. ^ "1999 Eastern League Statistics". Baseball-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved March 11, 2016.
  79. ^ "Gary Varsho Minor League Statistics and History". Baseball-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved March 11, 2016.
  80. ^ "2000 Eastern League Statistics". Baseball-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved March 11, 2016.
  81. ^ "Stan Cliburn Minor League Statistics and History". Baseball-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved March 11, 2016.
  82. ^ "2001 Eastern League Statistics". Baseball-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved March 11, 2016.
  83. ^ a b "Brad Komminsk Minor League Statistics and History". Baseball-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved March 11, 2016.
  84. ^ "2002 Eastern League Statistics". Baseball-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved March 11, 2016.
  85. ^ "Marty Pevey Minor League Statistics and History". Baseball-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved March 11, 2016.
  86. ^ "2003 Eastern League Statistics". Baseball-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved March 11, 2016.
  87. ^ "Mike Basso Minor League Statistics and History". Baseball-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved March 11, 2016.
  88. ^ "2004 Eastern League Statistics". Baseball-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved March 11, 2016.
  89. ^ "Torey Lovullo Minor League Statistics and History". Baseball-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved March 11, 2016.
  90. ^ "2005 Eastern League Statistics". Baseball-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved March 11, 2016.
  91. ^ "Tim Bogar Minor League Statistics and History". Baseball-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved March 11, 2016.
  92. ^ "2006 Eastern League Statistics". Baseball-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved March 11, 2016.
  93. ^ a b "Matt Walbeck Minor League Statistics and History". Baseball-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved March 11, 2016.
  94. ^ "2007 Eastern League Statistics". Baseball-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved March 11, 2016.
  95. ^ "2008 Eastern League Statistics". Baseball-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved March 11, 2016.
  96. ^ "Mike Sarbaugh Minor League Statistics and History". Baseball-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved March 11, 2016.
  97. ^ "2009 Eastern League Statistics". Baseball-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved March 11, 2016.
  98. ^ "2010 Eastern League Statistics". Baseball-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved March 11, 2016.
  99. ^ "Sal Fasano Minor League Statistics and History". Baseball-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved March 11, 2016.
  100. ^ "2011 Eastern League Statistics". Baseball-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved March 11, 2016.
  101. ^ "Tony Franklin Minor League Statistics and History". Baseball-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved March 11, 2016.
  102. ^ "2012 Eastern League Statistics". Baseball-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved March 11, 2016.
  103. ^ "Pedro Lopez Minor League Statistics and History". Baseball-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved March 11, 2016.
  104. ^ "2013 Eastern League Statistics". Baseball-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved March 11, 2016.
  105. ^ "Billy McMillon Minor League Statistics and History". Baseball-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved March 11, 2016.
  106. ^ "2014 Eastern League Statistics". Baseball-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved March 11, 2016.
  107. ^ a b "Dusty Wathan Minor League Statistics and History". Baseball-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved March 11, 2016.
  108. ^ "2015 Eastern League Statistics". Baseball-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved March 11, 2016.
  109. ^ "2016 Eastern League Statistics". Baseball-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved November 11, 2016.
  110. ^ "Bobby Mitchell Minor League Statistics and History". Baseball-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved September 3, 2017.
  111. ^ "2017 Eastern League Statistics". Baseball-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved September 3, 2017.
  112. ^ "John Schneider Minor League Statistics and History". Baseball-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved September 10, 2018.
  113. ^ "2018 Eastern League Statistics". Baseball-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved September 10, 2018.