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Southern League Manager of the YearHistory of Award Winners
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John Shoemaker won this award in 2006
Recent history of winners for Southern 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.

Years Available1993-2018

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Major Leaguers are in bold

Historical Winners - Southern 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)
2018Mike GuerreroSS15-11 155 R-R 1968-01-08 50Santo Domingo,Dom Rep AAA1987-1995    
2017Jake Mauer2B26-2 180 R-R 1978-12-20 38St. Paul,Minnesota AA1999-2005
2001-23- 677-MIN
St. Thomas  
2016Daren BrownP36-4 185 R-R 1967-06-13 49Holdenville,Oklahoma AA1989-1999
1989-29- 757-TOR
Southeastern Oklahoma St  
2015Carlos SuberoSS16-0 155 B-R 1972-06-15 43Caracas,Venezuela A+1991-1997    
2014Andy Green3B-2B75-9 170 R-R 1977-07-07 36Lexington,Kentucky MLB1997-20102004-2009
2000-24- 729-ARI
2013Andy Green3B-2B75-9 170 R-R 1977-07-07 35Lexington,Kentucky MLB1997-20102004-2009
2000-24- 729-ARI
2012Billy Gardner1B26-6 200 R-R 1966-09-25 45Waterford,Connecticut A+1987-1988
Mitchell Col, Hartford  
2011Turner WardRF-CF16-2 204 B-R 1965-04-11 46Orlando,Florida MLB1986-20011990-2001
1986-18- 470-NYA
South Alabama, Coastal Alabama CC  
2010Bill DancySS46-0 175 B-R 1951-11-10 58St. Augustine,Florida AAA1977-1978
1971- 2-  31-CLE
Seminole St Florida  
2009Ever MagallanesSS35-10 165 L-R 1965-11-06 43Chihuahua,Mexico MLB1986-20051991-1991
1987-10- 255-CLE
Texas A&M U.  
2008Phillip WellmanOF25-11 180 B-R 1961-12-05 46Marlin,Texas AA1984-1987   Sam Houston St, Southwestern U.  
2007Don Money3B26-1 190 R-R 1947-06-07 60Washington,District of Columbia MLB1965-19831968-1983
1965-   UDFA-PIT
2006John ShoemakerSS36-2 170 L-R 1956-08-18 49Chillicothe,Ohio AAA1976-1980
1977-35- 755-LAN
Miami U.  
2005Razor Shines1B26-1 210 B-R 1956-07-18 48Durham,North Carolina MLB1978-19931983-1987
1978-18- 451-MON
St. Augustine's Col  
2004Jayhawk OwensC16-1 200 R-R 1969-02-10 35Cincinnati,Ohio MLB1988-19991993-1996
1990- 2-  52-MIN
Middle Tennessee St  
2003Frank KremblasC25-11 180 R-R 1966-10-25 36Carroll,Ohio AAA1987-1996
1989-23- 601-CIN
Eastern Kentucky U.  
2002Wally Backman2B25-9 168 B-R 1959-09-22 42Hillsboro,Oregon MLB1977-19931980-1993
1977- 1-  16-NYN
2001John ShoemakerSS36-2 170 L-R 1956-08-18 44Chillicothe,Ohio AAA1976-1980
1977-35- 755-LAN
Miami U.  
2000Dave BialasOF16-1 189 R-R 1954-02-06 46Houston,Texas AAA1977-1982
1972- 4-  93-SLN
1999Dave Trembley   - -          
1998Mike Ramsey   - -          
1997Randy IngleSS-2B15-11 195 R-R 1955-01-11 42Rutherfordton,North Carolina AAA1979-1987
1979-14- 342-ATL
Appalachian St  
1996Mark Berry   - -          
1995Bruce KimmC15-11 175 R-R 1951-06-29 44Cedar Rapids,Iowa MLB1969-19801976-1980
1969- 7- 147-CHA
1994Gary Jones   - -          
1993Terry Francona1B-OF76-1 190 L-L 1959-04-22 34Aberdeen,South Dakota MLB1979-19901981-1990
1980- 1-  22-MON