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Pioneer League Manager of the YearHistory of Award Winners
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Anthony Sanders won this award in 2014
Recent history of winners for Pioneer 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 Available1980-2018

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Major Leaguers are in bold

Historical Winners - Pioneer 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)
2018Tim EsmayCOACH2   - -- --   Arizona St, Scottsdale CC  
2017Tom NietoC16-1 205 R-R 1960-10-27 56Downey,California MLB1981-19911984-1990
1981- 3-  60-SLN
Oral Roberts U., Cerritos Col  
2015Dick SchofieldSS15-10 175 R-R 1962-11-21 52Springfield,Illinois MLB1981-19961983-1996
1981- 1-   3-CAL
 
2014Anthony SandersLF-RF36-2 200 R-R 1974-03-02 40Tucson,Arizona MLB1993-20061999-2001
1992- 7- 205-TOR
 
2013Tony Diggs2B26-0 175 B-R 1967-04-20 46El Paso,Texas AAA1989-1996
1989- 6- 157-MIL
North Florida, Santa Fe CC  
2012Pat KellyOF16-3 210 R-R 1955-08-27 56Santa Maria,California MLB1973-19871980-1980
1973- 3-  55-CAL
 
2011Hector De La CruzOF16-2 155 R-R 1965-10-12 45Sabana Perdida,Dom Rep AAA1984-1990    
2010Joe AyraultC16-3 190 R-R 1971-10-08 38Rochester,Michigan MLB1990-19971996-1996
1990- 5- 129-ATL
 
2010Chris Cron1B46-2 200 R-R 1964-03-31 46Albuquerque,New Mexico MLB1984-19951991-1992
1984- 2-  38-ATL
Santa Ana Col  
2009Tom KotchmanOF56-1 180 R-R 1954-08-14 54Grafton,North Dakota A+1977-1978
1974- 8- 144-CIN
Chipola Col, Georgia So.U.  
2008Julio Garcia2B15-11 160 B-R 1984-10-18 23Santo Domingo,Dom Rep A2003-2005    
2007Chris Cron1B46-2 200 R-R 1964-03-31 43Albuquerque,New Mexico MLB1984-19951991-1992
1984- 2-  38-ATL
Santa Ana Col  
2006Tom KotchmanOF56-1 180 R-R 1954-08-14 51Grafton,North Dakota A+1977-1978
1974- 8- 144-CIN
Chipola Col, Georgia So.U.  
2006Rick BurlesonSS55-10 165 R-R 1951-04-29 55Lynwood,California MLB1970-19871974-1987
1970- 1-   5-BOS
Cerritos Col  
2005P.J. Carey   - -          
2004Tom KotchmanOF56-1 180 R-R 1954-08-14 49Grafton,North Dakota A+1977-1978
1974- 8- 144-CIN
Chipola Col, Georgia So.U.  
2003Ed Seder   - -          
2002Rick BurlesonSS55-10 165 R-R 1951-04-29 51Lynwood,California MLB1970-19871974-1987
1970- 1-   5-BOS
Cerritos Col  
2001Chip Hale2B-3B45-11 180 L-R 1964-12-02 36Santa Clara,California MLB1984-19981989-1997
1987-17- 425-MIN
Arizona  
2000Lance DupuisP26-0 160 R-R 1985-10-13 14Crowley,Louisiana NCAA2007-2009   Nicholls St, Lurleen B. Wallace CC  
1999Russ NixonC16-1 185 L-R 1935-02-19 64Cleves,Ohio MLB1957-19681957-1968    
1998Rolando Pino3B-SS25-9 160 R-R 1964-01-20 34Havana,Cuba AAA1982-1990
1982- 2-  42-CHA
 
1997Lance DupuisP26-0 160 R-R 1985-10-13 11Crowley,Louisiana NCAA2007-2009   Nicholls St, Lurleen B. Wallace CC  
1996Tom FoleySS-2B16-1 180 L-R 1959-09-09 36Columbus,Georgia MLB1977-19951983-1995
1977- 7- 180-CIN
Miami-Dade Col  
1995Mike BassoC36-2 215 R-R 1964-07-18 30Dallas,Texas AAA1984-1994
1986-18- 456-SDN
Houston  
1994Willie Ambos   - -          
1993Harry Dunlop   - -          
1992Donnie ScottC15-11 185 B-R 1961-08-16 30Dunedin,Florida MLB1979-19911983-1991
1979- 2-  43-TEX
 
1991P.J. Carey   - -          
1990Steve Curry   - -          
1988Tim JohnsonSS-2B46-3 185 L-R 1949-07-22 38Grand Forks,North Dakota MLB1973-19791973-1979
1967-   UDFA-LAN
 
1987Tim JohnsonSS-2B46-3 185 L-R 1949-07-22 37Grand Forks,North Dakota MLB1973-19791973-1979
1967-   UDFA-LAN
 
1986Rod Gilbreath2B-3B16-2 185 R-R 1952-09-24 33Laurel,Mississippi MLB1970-19801972-1978
1970- 3-  69-ATL
 
1985Kevin KennedyC26-3 220 R-R 1954-09-26 30Los Angeles,California AAA1977-1983
1976- 8- 188-BAL
San Diego St, Cal St Northridge  
1984Larry Barton   - -          
1983Tommy Jones   - -          
1982Tommy Jones   - -          
1981Gary LaRocque2B16-0 175 R-R 1953-- 28West Hartford,Connecticut AA1977-1977
1975-14- 317-MIL
Hartford  
1980Gail HenleyOF15-9 180 L-R 1928-10-15 51Wichita,Kansas MLB1954-19541954-1954   USC