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Appalachian League Manager of the YearHistory of Award Winners
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Joe Cunningham won this award in 1993
Recent history of winners for Appalachian League Manager of the Year. There is some lag in updating awards data and they may not provide an entire history of winners. The list below is separated by year with a dividing line. Some awards have multiple award winners for all or some years.

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Years Available1993-2017

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Major Leaguers are in bold

Historical Winners - Appalachian League Manager of the Year

Top Major Leaguers Active Players Drafted Players 1st Round Draft Picks
YearPlayer NamePosNotesC-AwardsHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationCollege(s)StatusCurrent Org (Level)
2017Luis DoranteC16-0 165 R-R 1968-10-25 48Falcon,Venezuela AA1987-1993-    
2016Scott Thorman1B-LF16-3 205 L-R 1982-01-06 34Cambridge,Ontario MLB2000-20122006-2007
2000- 1-  30-ATL
 
2015Tony FranklinCOACH25-11 180 B-R 1950-06-09 65Portland,Maine AAA1977-1979-   Los Angeles City Col  
2014Ray SmithC56-1 185 R-R 1955-09-18 58Glendale,California MLB1977-19861981-1983
1973-22- 507-CAL
 
2013Josh BonifayIF56-0 187 R-R 1978-07-30 34Macon,Georgia AA1997-2006-
1999-24- 722-PIT
UNC Wilmington  
2012Tommy Shields3B-2B16-0 180 L-R 1964-08-14 47Fairfax,Virginia MLB1984-19941993-1993
1986-15- 368-PIT
Notre Dame  
2011Dennis HolmbergIF36-0 190 L-R 1951-08-02 59Fremont,Nebraska AA1977-1977-
1970- 5- 112-MIL
Brewton-Parker Col  
2010Mike ShildtCOACH1   - 1968-08-09 41Charlotte,North Carolina --   UNC Asheville  
2009Paul Runge3B-2B26-0 175 R-R 1958-05-21 51Kingston,New York MLB1979-19901981-1988
1979- 9- 212-ATL
Jacksonville U.  
2008Rob MummauSS55-11 185 R-R 1971-08-21 36Lancaster,Pennsylvania AAA1991-2001-
1993-29- 826-TOR
James Madison U.  
2007Paul Runge3B-2B26-0 175 R-R 1958-05-21 49Kingston,New York MLB1979-19901981-1988
1979- 9- 212-ATL
Jacksonville U.  
2006Ray SmithC56-1 185 R-R 1955-09-18 50Glendale,California MLB1977-19861981-1983
1973-22- 507-CAL
 
2005Ray SmithC56-1 185 R-R 1955-09-18 49Glendale,California MLB1977-19861981-1983
1973-22- 507-CAL
 
2004Tim BogarSS-3B36-2 198 R-R 1966-10-28 37Indianapolis,Indiana MLB1987-20021993-2001
1987- 8- 212-NYN
Eastern Illinois U.  
2003Jorge Orta2B-OF25-10 170 L-R 1950-11-26 52Mazatlan,Mexico MLB1968-19871972-1987
1971-   UDFA-CHA
 
2002Nick LeyvaSS15-11 165 R-R 1953-08-16 48Ontario,California AA1977-1977-
1975-24- 561-SLN
La Verne  
2001Rudy Hernandez   - -          
2000Jeff Carter   - -          
1999Bruce CrabbeIF16-2 190 R-R 1962-02-14 37Louisville,Kentucky AAA1982-1992-
1984-19- 473-CHN
Gulf Coast St, Florida  
1998Nick CapraOF15-8 165 R-R 1958-03-08 40Denver,Colorado MLB1979-19951982-1991
1979- 3-  69-TEX
Oklahoma, Blinn Col, Lamar CC  
1997Julio Cruz2B15-9 165 B-R 1954-12-02 42Brooklyn,New York MLB1974-19881977-1986
1974-   UDFA-CAL
San Bernardino Valley Col  
1996Steven TurcoSS15-11 160 L-R 1958-05-24 38Queens,New York AA1979-1984-
1976- 5-  98-CLE
Broward Col  
1995John GibbonsC25-11 187 R-R 1962-06-08 33Great Falls,Montana MLB1984-19901984-1986
1980- 1-  24-NYN
 
1994John StearnsC16-0 185 R-R 1951-08-21 42Denver,Colorado MLB1971-19851974-1984
1973- 1-   2-PHI
Colorado  
1993Joe Cunningham1B16-1 190 L-L 1931-08-27 61Paterson,New Jersey MLB1954-19661954-1966