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The Shreveport Captains (1971–2000) and Shreveport Swamp Dragons (2001–02) were a professional minor-league baseball team based in Shreveport, Louisiana, in the United States.[1] They were affiliated with the California Angels (1971–72), Milwaukee Brewers (1973–74), Pittsburgh Pirates (1975–78) and San Francisco Giants (1979–2002).

Shreveport Captains
(1971-2002)
Shreveport, Louisiana
Class-level
CurrentDouble-A
Minor league affiliations
Previous leagues
Texas League
Major league affiliations
Previous
Minor league titles
League titles 3 (1990, 1991, 1995)
Team data
Previous names
  • Shreveport Captains (1971–2000)
  • Shreveport Swamp Dragons (2001–02))
Previous parks
Fair Grounds Field (1986-2002)
  • SPAR Stadium (1971–1985)

After the 2002 season, the team moved to Frisco, Texas, to become the Frisco RoughRiders.

Season-by-seasonEdit

(from Captains Baseball Reference Bullpen) (from Swamp Dragons Baseball Reference Bullpen)

Year Record Finish Manager Playoffs
1971 69-73 5th Les Moss
1972 64-76 7th Norm Sherry
1973 70-68 3rd Gene Freese
1974 59-79 7th Gene Freese / Ken McBride
1975 76-52 2nd Tim Murtaugh
1976 70-66 3rd Johnny Lipon Lost League Finals
1977 62-68 5th (t) Johnny Lipon/ Tim Murtaugh
1978 55-81 7th Steve Demeter
1979 73-62 3rd Andy Gilbert Lost in 1st round
1980 49-87 8th Andy Gilbert
1981 68-67 5th Jack Mull
1982 62-73 7th Jack Mull
1983 72-64 2nd Duane Espy
1984 59-77 7th Duane Espy
1985 72-64 3rd Duane Espy
1986 80-56 2nd Wendell Kim Lost in 1st round
1987 78-57 1st Jack Mull Lost in 1st round
1988 74-62 3rd Jack Mull Lost in 1st round
1989 75-61 2nd Bill Evers Lost in 1st round
1990 65-68 6th Bill Evers Texas League Champs
1991 86-50 1st Bill Evers Texas League Champs
1992 77-59 1st (t) Bill Robinson Lost League Finals
1993 66-70 7th Ron Wotus Lost in 1st round
1994 73-63 3rd Ron Wotus Lost in 1st round
1995 88-47 1st Ron Wotus Texas League Champs
1996 73-66 3rd Frank Cacciatore
1997 76-62 2nd Carlos Lezcano Lost League Finals
1998 57-83 8th Mike Hart
1999 71-69 4th Shane Turner Lost in 1st round
2000 58-81 8th Bill Hayes Lost in 1st round
2001 54-81 8th Bill Russell
2002 60-79 7th Mario Mendoza

Major league alumniEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Shreveport Captains". Retrieved February 26, 2015.