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Pacific Coast League Manager of the Year Award

The Pacific Coast League Manager of the Year Award is an annual award given to the best manager in Minor League Baseball's Pacific Coast League. Managers from the 16 Pacific Coast League teams and media representatives in each city across the league vote for the winner of the award.[1] In 1967, Johnny Lipon of the Portland Beavers won the first Pacific Coast League Manager of the Year Award. The only manager to have won the award on three occasions is Dan Rohn, who won in 2001, 2004, and 2005. Other managers with more than one award are Rocky Bridges, Stubby Clapp, Jim Lefebvre, and Jimy Williams, each with two wins. Lefebvre (1985 and 1986) and Rohn (2004 and 2005) won the award in consecutive years.

Pacific Coast League
Manager of the Year Award
Awarded forPacific Coast League's Regular Season Manager of the Year
CountryUnited States
First awarded1967
Currently held byFran Riordan

Six managers from the Tacoma Cubs/Tigers/Rainiers have been selected for the Manager of the Year Award, more than any other team in the league, followed by the Phoenix Giants/Firebirds (5); the Tucson Toros/Sidewinders (4); the Hawaii Islanders, Iowa Cubs, Las Vegas 51s/Aviators, Portland Beavers, and Salt Lake City Angels/Gulls (3); the Albuquerque Dukes, Albuquerque Isotopes, Colorado Springs Sky Sox, Memphis Redbirds, Nashville Sounds, Oklahoma City RedHawks/Dodgers, Salt Lake Buzz/Bees, and Spokane Indians (2); and the Edmonton Trappers, Eugene Emeralds, Round Rock Express, Sacramento River Cats, Tulsa Oilers, and Vancouver Canadians (1).

Seven managers each from the California Angels/Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim Major League Baseball (MLB) organizations have won the award, more than any others, followed by the Oakland Athletics organization (6); the San Francisco Giants organization (5); the Chicago Cubs organization (4); the Cleveland Indians, Houston Astros, Seattle Mariners, and St. Louis Cardinals organizations (3); the Minnesota Twins, Philadelphia Phillies, and Texas Rangers organizations (2); and the Arizona Diamondbacks, Milwaukee Brewers, New York Mets, Pittsburgh Pirates, and San Diego Padres organizations (1).

KeyEdit

Finish The team's final position in the divisional standings
Record The team's wins and losses during the regular season
(#) Number of wins by managers who won the award multiple times
^ Indicates multiple award winners in the same year
* Indicates league champions[2]

WinnersEdit

 
Johnny Lipon won the first PCL Manager of the Year Award in 1967.
 
Tommy Lasorda, the 1970 winner, went on to win two National League Manager of the Year Awards and was inducted in the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1997.[3]
 
Steve Scarsone was the 2016 PCL Manager of the Year.
 
Stubby Clapp led the 2017 and 2018 Memphis Redbirds to back-to-back PCL championships and won the Manager of the Year Award in both seasons.
Year Winner Team Organization Division Finish Record Refs.
1967 Johnny Lipon Portland Beavers Cleveland Indians West 2nd 79–69 [4][5]
1968 Warren Spahn Tulsa Oilers* St. Louis Cardinals East 1st 95–53 [6][7]
1969 Whitey Lockman Tacoma Cubs* Chicago Cubs North 1st 86–60 [8][9]
1970^ Tommy Lasorda Spokane Indians* Los Angeles Dodgers North 1st 94–52 [10][11]
1970^ Chuck Tanner Hawaii Islanders California Angels South 1st 98–48 [11][12]
1971 Del Rice Salt Lake City Angels* California Angels South 1st 78–68 [13][14]
1972 Andy Seminick Eugene Emeralds Philadelphia Phillies West 1st 79–69 [15][16]
1973 None selected
1974 Rocky Bridges (1) Phoenix Giants San Francisco Giants East 2nd 75–69 [17][18]
1975 Roy Hartsfield Hawaii Islanders* San Diego Padres West 1st 88–56 [19][20]
1976 Jimy Williams (1) Salt Lake City Gulls California Angels East 1st 90–54 [21][22]
1977 Rocky Bridges (2) Phoenix Giants* San Francisco Giants East 1st 81–59 [17][23]
1978 None selected
1979 Jimy Williams (2) Salt Lake City Gulls* California Angels South 2nd 80–68 [21][24]
1980 Jimmy Johnson Tucson Toros Houston Astros South 1st 87–59 [25][26]
1981 Ed Nottle Tacoma Tigers Oakland Athletics North 1st 78–61 [27][28]
1982 Moose Stubing Spokane Indians California Angels North 2nd 78–65 [29][30]
1983 John Felske Portland Beavers* Philadelphia Phillies North 1st 75–67 [31][32]
1984 Tommy Sandt Hawaii Islanders Pittsburgh Pirates South 1st 87–53 [33][34]
1985 Jim Lefebvre (1) Phoenix Giants San Francisco Giants South 2nd 80–62 [35][36]
1986 Jim Lefebvre (2) Phoenix Firebirds San Francisco Giants South 1st 81–61 [35][37]
1987 Keith Lieppman Tacoma Tigers Oakland Athletics North 2nd 78–65 [38][39]
1988 Terry Collins Albuquerque Dukes Los Angeles Dodgers South 1st 86–56 [40][41]
1989 Mike Hargrove Colorado Springs Sky Sox Cleveland Indians South 2nd 78–65 [42][43]
1990 Kevin Kennedy Albuquerque Dukes* Los Angeles Dodgers South 1st 91–51 [44][45]
1991 Bob Skinner Tucson Toros* Houston Astros South 2nd 79–61 [46][47]
1992 Charlie Manuel Colorado Springs Sky Sox* Cleveland Indians South 1st 84–57 [48][49]
1993 Scott Ullger Portland Beavers Minnesota Twins North 1st 87–56 [50][51]
1994 Rick Sweet Tucson Toros Houston Astros South 2nd 81–63 [52][53]
1995 Don Long Vancouver Canadians California Angels North 1st 81–60 [54][55]
1996 Gary Jones Edmonton Trappers* Oakland Athletics North 1st 84–58 [56][57]
1997 Ron Wotus Phoenix Firebirds San Francisco Giants North 1st 88–55 [58][59]
1998 Terry Kennedy Iowa Cubs Chicago Cubs American Central 1st 85–59 [60][61]
1999 Greg Biagini Oklahoma RedHawks Texas Rangers American East 1st 83–59 [62][63]
2000 Phil Roof Salt Lake Buzz Minnesota Twins Pacific North 1st 90–53 [64][65]
2001 Dan Rohn (1) Tacoma Rainiers*[a] Seattle Mariners Pacific North 1st 89–59 [66][67]
2002 Brad Mills Las Vegas 51s Los Angeles Dodgers Pacific South 1st 89–59 [68][69]
2003 Tony DeFrancesco Sacramento River Cats* Oakland Athletics Pacific South 1st 92–52 [70][71]
2004 Dan Rohn (2) Tacoma Rainiers Seattle Mariners Pacific North 2nd 79–63 [66][72]
2005 Dan Rohn (3) Tacoma Rainiers Seattle Mariners Pacific North 1st 80–64 [66][73]
2006 Chip Hale Tucson Sidewinders* Arizona Diamondbacks Pacific South 1st 91–53 [74][75]
2007 Frank Kremblas Nashville Sounds Milwaukee Brewers American North 1st 89–55 [76][77]
2008 Pat Listach Iowa Cubs Chicago Cubs American North 1st 83–59 [78][79]
2009 Tim Wallach Albuquerque Isotopes Los Angeles Dodgers American South 1st 80–64 [80][81]
2010 Ryne Sandberg Iowa Cubs Chicago Cubs American North t-1st 82–62 [82][83]
2011 Bobby Jones Round Rock Express Texas Rangers American South 1st 87–57 [84][85]
2012 Lorenzo Bundy Albuquerque Isotopes Los Angeles Dodgers American South 1st 80–64 [86][87]
2013 Keith Johnson Salt Lake Bees Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim Pacific North 1st 78–66 [88][89]
2014 Wally Backman Las Vegas 51s New York Mets Pacific South 1st 81–63 [90][91]
2015 Damon Berryhill Oklahoma City Dodgers Los Angeles Dodgers American North 1st 86–58 [92][93]
2016 Steve Scarsone Nashville Sounds Oakland Athletics American South 1st 83–59 [94][95]
2017 Stubby Clapp (1) Memphis Redbirds* St. Louis Cardinals American South 1st 91–50 [96][97]
2018 Stubby Clapp (2) Memphis Redbirds* St. Louis Cardinals American South 1st 83–57 [96][98]
2019 Fran Riordan Las Vegas Aviators Oakland Athletics Pacific South 1st 83–57 [99][100]

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Tacoma and the New Orleans Zephyrs were declared co-champions after the playoffs were cancelled in the wake of the September 11 terrorist attacks.[2]

ReferencesEdit

Specific

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  52. ^ "Rick Sweet Minor League Statistics and History". Baseball-Reference. Sports Reference. Retrieved March 5, 2015.
  53. ^ "1994 Pacific Coast League Statistics". Baseball-Reference. Sports Reference. Retrieved March 5, 2015.
  54. ^ "Don Long Minor League Statistics and History". Baseball-Reference. Sports Reference. Retrieved March 5, 2015.
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