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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Joseph Alan Vavra
Stat Years
5-11 / 190
Left / Right
2B (120) ... 1B (57) ... SS (51) ... 3B (36) ... OF (31) ... C (2)
Draft Position
Born Date/Place
High School
Chippewa Falls (Chippewa Falls,WI)
University of Wisconsin-Stout (Stout, Wisconsin)
Selected by the Los Angeles Dodgers in Round #8 (#203 overall) of the 1982 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Signing Scouts
Dale McReynolds
MLB Debut
Service Time
LAN [5]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 98582 ... retro id: vavrj801
Father of Tanner Vavra
TBC Apps
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Jobs in Baseball

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlJob DescriptionWLWpctOverallRankGBLPlayoffs
    1989Great FallsPioRkManager5314.791---1-League Champions
    1990Great FallsPioRkManager4820.706---1-League Champions
    1991YakimaNwstA-Manager4432.579---1-Lost in Finals
    1993Vero BeachFSLA+Manager5677.421---623.5dnq
    1994YakimaNwstA-Manager4927.645---1-Lost in Finals
    1996YakimaNwstA-Manager4036.526---1-League Champions (Eugene)
    1998Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBMinor League Field Coordinator8379.512---315.0dnq
    1999Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBRoving Coach7785.475---323.0dnq
    2000Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBMinor League Baserunning and Bunting instructor8676.531---211.0dnq
    2001Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBInterim Director of Player Development8676.531---36.0dnq
    2002Minnesota TwinsALMLBMinor League Field Coordinator9467.584---1-Lost ALCS (Angels)
    2003Minnesota TwinsALMLBMinor League Field Coordinator9072.556---1-Lost in 1st Round (Yankees)
    2004Minnesota TwinsALMLBMinor League Field Coordinator9270.568---1-Lost in 1st Round (Yankees)
    2004Minnesota TwinsALMLBScout9270.568---1-Lost in 1st Round (Yankees)
    2005Minnesota TwinsALMLBMinor League Field Coordinator8379.512---316.0dnq
    2006Minnesota TwinsALMLBHitting Coach9666.593---1-Lost ALDS (Athletics)
    2007Minnesota TwinsALMLBHitting Coach7983.488---317.0dnq
    2008Minnesota TwinsALMLBHitting Coach8875.540---21.0dnq
    2009Minnesota TwinsALMLBHitting Coach8776.534---1-Lost in ALDS (NY Yankees)
    2010Minnesota TwinsALMLBHitting Coach9468.580---1-Lost in 1st Round (Yankees)
    2011Minnesota TwinsALMLBHitting Coach6399.389---532.0dnq
    2012Minnesota TwinsALMLBHitting Coach6696.407---522.0dnq
    2013Minnesota TwinsALMLBThird Base Coach6696.407---427.0dnq
    2014Minnesota TwinsALMLBThird Base Coach7092.432---520.0dnq
    2015Minnesota TwinsALMLBBench Coach8379.512---212.0dnq
    2016Minnesota TwinsALMLBBench Coach59103.364---535.5dnq
    2017Minnesota TwinsALMLBBench Coach8577.525---217.0Lost AL Wild-Card Game (Yankees)
    2018Detroit TigersALMLBQuality Control Coach6498.395---327.0dnq
    2019Detroit TigersALMLBQuality Control Coach47114.292---553.5dnq
    2020Detroit TigersALMLBHitting Coach2335.397---512.0dnq
    33 record(s)
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Job Description Title of the role within baseball. W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L)) Overall Drafted Overall or College Team Overall Record Rank If team context, indicates Divisional Rank GBL Games behind leader. ((Team A Wins-Team B Wins) + (Team A Losses-Team B Losses))/2 Playoffs Playoff participation description.

    Manager Record by Level

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    LevelSeason CountWinsLossesWPctPlayoff Count
    3 record(s)
    Level Level of the team in terms of MLB, minor league level, Independent or College division WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L))