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Minor League Manager of the YearHistory of Award Winners
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Jackie Moore won this award in 2001
Recent history of winners for Minor 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 Available1981-2017

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Major Leaguers are in bold

Historical Winners - Minor 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)
2017Stubby Clapp2B35-8 175 B-R 1973-02-24 44Windsor,Ontario MLB1996-20062001-2001
1996-36-1058-SLN
Texas Tech U.  
2016Dave WallaceP15-10 185 R-R 1947-09-07 68Waterbury,Connecticut MLB1973-19861973-1978
1969-   UDFA-PHI
New Haven  
2015Tony DeFrancescoOF25-11 190 R-R 1963-04-24 52Suffern,New York AAA1982-1992-
1984- 9- 224-BOS
Seton Hall U.  
2014Mark JohnsonC46-0 185 L-R 1975-09-12 38Wheat Ridge,Colorado MLB1994-20101998-2008
1994- 1-  26-CHA
 
2013Gary DiSarcinaSS16-2 194 R-R 1967-11-19 45Malden,Massachusetts MLB1986-20021990-2000
1988- 6- 143-CAL
Massachusetts  
2012Dave MileySS-3B46-3 210 L-R 1962-04-03 50Tampa,Florida AAA1980-1987-
1980- 2-  47-CIN
 
2011Ryne Sandberg2B286-2 180 R-R 1959-09-18 51Spokane,Washington MLB1978-19971981-1997
1978-20- 511-PHI
 
2010Mike SarbaughIF66-0 180 R-R 1967-04-25 43Mount Joy,Pennsylvania AAA1989-1994-   Lamar U.  
2009Charlie Montoyo2B55-10 170 R-R 1965-10-17 43Florida,Puerto Rico MLB1985-19961993-1993
1987- 6- 149-MIL
Louisiana Tech U., De Anza Col  
2008Rocket Wheeler2B45-10 165 R-R 1955-01-11 53Houston,Texas AA1977-1982-
1977-13- 337-TOR
Houston  
2007Matt WalbeckC65-11 188 B-R 1969-10-02 37Sacramento,California MLB1987-20031993-2003
1987- 8- 192-CHN
 
2006Todd ClausIF25-10 170 B-R 1969-03-24 37Endicott,New York AA1991-1993-   North Florida, Seminole St Florida, Indian River St  
2005Ken Oberkfell3B-2B16-0 210 L-R 1956-05-04 49Highland,Illinois MLB1975-19921977-1992
1975-   UDFA-SLN
Southwestern Illinois Col  
2004Marty Brown3B36-1 190 R-R 1963-01-23 41Lawton,Oklahoma MLB1984-19951988-1990
1985-12- 292-CIN
Georgia, Crowder Col  
2003Dave BrundageOF-P26-3 190 L-L 1964-10-06 38Salem,Oregon AAA1984-1998-
1986- 4-  88-PHI
Oregon St  
2002John RussellC-OF26-0 205 R-R 1961-01-05 41Oklahoma City,Oklahoma MLB1980-20031984-1993
1982- 1-  13-PHI
Oklahoma  
2001Jackie MooreC56-0 180 R-R 1939-02-19 62Jay,Florida MLB1965-19651965-1965
1957-   UDFA-DET
 
2000Joel SkinnerC36-4 204 R-R 1961-02-21 39La Jolla,California MLB1980-19941983-1991
1979-37- 842-PIT
 
1999John MizerockC45-11 190 L-R 1960-12-08 38Punxsutawney,Pennsylvania MLB1979-19901983-1989
1979- 1-   8-HOU
 
1998Terry KennedyC56-4 230 L-R 1956-06-04 42Euclid,Ohio MLB1975-19911978-1991
1977- 1-   6-SLN
Florida St  
1997Gary Jones2B-OF15-9 163 L-R 1960-11-11 36Henderson,Texas AAA1982-1989-
1981-11- 240-CHA
Arkansas, Paris Junior Col  
1996Carlos ToscaCOACH2   - 1953-09-29 42Pinar del Rio,Cuba --   South Florida  
1995Marc BombardP25-8 180 R-R 1949-11-15 45Baltimore,Maryland A+1977-1977-   Texas-El Paso  
1994Tim Ireland2B-1B36-0 180 R-R 1953-03-14 41Oakland,California MLB1973-19851981-1982
1973-25- 563-MON
Chabot Col  
1993Terry Francona1B-OF76-1 190 L-L 1959-04-22 34Aberdeen,South Dakota MLB1979-19901981-1990
1980- 1-  22-MON
Arizona  
1992Grady LittleC25-11 190 R-R 1950-03-03 42Abilene,Texas AA1969-1973-
1968-15- 331-ATL
 
1991Butch Hobson3B66-1 193 R-R 1951-08-17 39Tuscaloosa,Alabama MLB1973-20161975-1982
1973- 8- 185-BOS
Alabama  
1990Kevin KennedyC26-3 220 R-R 1954-09-26 35Los Angeles,California AAA1977-1983-
1976- 8- 188-BAL
San Diego St, Cal St Northridge  
1989Buck Showalter1B-OF65-9 195 L-L 1956-05-23 33DeFuniak Springs,Florida AAA1977-1983-
1977- 5- 127-NYA
Chipola Col, Mississippi St  
1988Joe SparksIF16-1 195 L-R 1938-03-15 50McComas,West Virginia --    
1987Dave Trembley1   - 1951-10-31 35Carthage,New York NCAA2009-2009-   SUNY-Brockport  
1986Bradley FischerC16-3 198 R-R 1956-06-28 30Blissfield,Michigan A1978-1984-   Western Michigan U.  
1985Jim Lefebvre2B-3B26-0 185 B-R 1942-01-07 43Inglewood,California MLB1962-19761965-1972
1962-   UDFA-LAN
 
1984Sam Perlozzo2B15-9 170 R-R 1951-03-04 33Cumberland,Maryland MLB1977-19811977-1979
1972-   UDFA-MIN
George Washington U.  
1983Bill DancySS46-0 175 B-R 1951-11-10 31St. Augustine,Florida AAA1977-1978-
1971- 2-  31-CLE
Seminole St Florida  
1982Eddie HaasOF15-11 178 L-R 1935-05-26 47Paducah,Kentucky MLB1957-19601957-1960    
1981Edward NottleP35-10 180 R-R 1939-10-22 41Philadelphia,Pennsylvania AAA1977-1980-