Atlantic League managers

League’s all-time victories leaders

Regular season (200 or more wins)

Updated through 2012 season

Sparky Lyle 1,024-913
Butch Hobson 810-659
Wayne Krenchicki 704-687
Willie Upshaw 470-364
Don McCormack 399-371
Dave LaPoint 288-240
Tom O’Malley 239-246
Andy Etchebarren 237-203
Tom Herr 225-235
Von Hayes 222-266
Jeff Ball 220-171
Jose Lind 200-192

League’s all-time leaders in winning percentage

Regular season (more than 350 games)

Willie Upshaw .564 pct.
Jeff Ball .563 pct.
Butch Hobson .551 pct.
Dave LaPoint .545 pct.
Andy Etchebaren .539 pct.
Sparky Lyle .529 pct.

League’s all-time playoff leaders

Listed in order of postseason victories (more than four victories)

Sparky Lyle (1998-2012) 29-21, five championships, .580 pct.
Butch Hobson (2000-05, 2008-present) 25-24, one championship, .510 pct.
Andy Etchebarren (2009-2012) 12-8, two championships, .600 pct.
Wayne Krenchicki (1998-2008) 8-8, one championship, .500 pct.
Willie Upshaw (1998-2000, 2009-present) 8-9, one championship, .471 pct.
Don McCormack (2001-06) 6-5, one championship, .545 pct.
Tom Herr (2005-06, 2009-2010) 5-0, one championship, 1.000 pct.
Marv Foley (2002) 5-1, one championship, .833 pct.
Kevin Baez (2011-present) 10-8, one championship, .556

League’s all-time list of managers

Listed in alphabetical order by last name

Jeff Ball (Atlantic City 2004-06)
Kevin Baez (Long Island Ducks 2011-present)
Gary Carter (Long Island 2009)
Duffy Dyer (Bridgeport 2001-02)
Mike Easler (Nashua 1998)
Doc Edwards (Atlantic City 1998-99)
Andy Etchebarren (York partial 2009-2012)
Darrell Evans (Aberdeen 2000)
Joe Ferguson (Camden 2007-2009)
Bob Flori (Lehigh Valley 2001)
Marv Foley (Newark 2002)
Gary Gaetti (Sugar Land 2012-present)
Bud Harrelson (Long Island 2000)
Von Hayes (Lancaster 2008-partial 2009; Camden 2010-2011)
Tommy Helms (AC 2000-02)
Tom Herr (Lancaster 2005-06, partial 2009-2010)
Butch Hobson (Nashua 2000-2005, So. Md. 2008-2010, Lancaster 2011-present)
Chris Hoiles (York 2007-partial 2009)
Roy Howell (Road Warriors 2011)
Brett Jodie (Somerset 2013)
Tommy John (Bridgeport 2007-partial 2009)
Chris Jones (Newark 2005-06)
Frank Klebe (Lancaster 2007)
Wayne Krenchicki (Newburgh 1998, Lehigh Valley 1999-2000, Camden 2001-06, Newark 2007-2008)
Dave LaPoint (Bridgeport 2006, Long Island 2007-08, 2010)
Jose Lind (Bridgeport 2003-05)
Sparky Lyle (Somerset 1998-2012)
Bill Madlock (Newark 2003-04)
Mark Mason (York 2013)
Don McCormack (Long Island 2001-06)
Tom O’Malley (Newark 1998-2001)
Patrick Osborn (Southern Maryland 2011-present)
Bert Pena (Road Warriors 2002-04)
Tim Raines (Newark Bears 2009-2010)
Jeff Scott (Road Warriors 2006-2007, Camden 2012)
Sam Snider (York partial 2009)
Bobby Tolan (Nashua 1999)
Willie Upshaw (Bridgeport 1998-2000, partial 2009-present)
Mitch Williams (Atlantic City partial 2002-03)
Rick Wise (Lancaster partial 2007)

Franchises listed in alphabetical order; managers listed chronologically

Aberdeen Arsenal* (2000)

Darrell Evans, 2000 (56-83)

Atlantic City Surf* (1998-2006)

Jeff Ball, 2004-06 (220-171, 2-6 postseason)
Mitch Williams, partial 2002-03 (112-90, 1-2 postseason)
Tommy Helms, 2000-02 partial (151-171)
Doc Edwards, 1998-99 (121-98, 3-1 postseason, 1 championship)

Bridgeport Bluefish (1998-present)

Willie Upshaw, partial 2009-2011 (most recent stint 250-226, overall 470-364, 8-9 overall postseason, 1 championship)
Tommy John, 2007-2009partial (160-176)
Dave LaPoint, 2006 (75-49, 2-3 postseason)
Jose Lind, 2003-05 (200-192, 0-2 postseason)
Duffy Dyer, 2001-02 (137-115, 2-4 postseason)
Willie Upshaw, 1998-2000 (220-138, 5-5 postseason, 1 championship)

Camden Riversharks (2001-present)

Jeff Scott, 2012 (62-77)
Von Hayes, 2010-11 (119-144)
Joe Ferguson, 2007-2009 (196-210, 4-5 postseason)
Wayne Krenchicki, 2001-06 (415-353, 3-7 postseason)

Lancaster Barnstormers (2005-present)

Butch Hobson 2011-2012 (157-108, 7-6 postseason)
Tom Herr, partial 2009 through 2010 (most recent stint 86-108; overall 225-235)
Von Hayes, 2008-2009 partial (103-122)
Rick Wise, partial 2007 (25-28)
Frank Klebe, partial 2007 (32-41)
Tom Herr, 2005-06 (139-127, 5-0 postseason, 1 championship)

Lehigh Valley Black Diamonds* (1999-2001)

Bob Flori, 2001 (37-89)
Wayne Krenchicki, 1999-2000 (103-154)

Long Island Ducks (2000-present)

Kevin Baez, 2011-2012 (141-121, 10-8 postseason, 1 championship)
Dave LaPoint, 2010 (most recent stint 70-68, overall 213-191)
Gary Carter 2009 (74-66, 2-3 postseason)
Dave LaPoint, 2007-08 (143-123, 0-4 postseason)
Don McCormack, 2001-06 (399-371, 6-5 postseason, 1 championship)
Bud Harrelson, 2000 (82-58)

Nashua Pride* (1998-05)

Butch Hobson, 2000-2005 (418-365, 12-12 postseason, 1 championship)
Bobby Tolan, 1999 (52-67)
Mike Easler, 1998 (59-41)

Newark Bears* (1998-2010)

Tim Raines, 2009 (127-152, 1-3 postseason)
Wayne Krenchicki, 2007-2008 (144-122, 5-1 postseason, 1 championship)
Chris Jones, 2005-06 (100-165)
Bill Madlock, 2003-04 (117-134)
Marv Foley, 2002 (69-55, 5-1 postseason, 1 championship)
Tom O’Malley, 1998-2001 (239-246, 4-3 postseason)

Newburgh Black Diamonds* (1998)

Wayne Krenchicki, 1998 (42-58)

Road Warriors * (2002-04, 2006-07, 2011)

Roy Howell 2011 (38-86)
Jeff Scott, 2006-2007 (84-166)
Bert Pena, 2002-04 (87-289)

Somerset Patriots (1998-present)

Brett Jodie, 2013
Sparky Lyle, 1998-2012 (1,024-913, 29-21 postseason, five championships)

Southern Maryland Blue Crabs (2008-present)

Patrick Osborn, 2011-2012 (134-128 includes 9-4 victory in one-game playoff, 3-6 postseason)
Butch Hobson, 2008-2010 (235-184, 5-7 postseason)

Sugar Land Skeeters (2012)

Gary Gaetti, 2012 (64-76 overall)

York Revolution (2007-present)

Mark Mason, 2013
Andy Etchebarren, partial 2009-2012 (237-203 overall, 12-8 postseason, 2 championships)
Sam Snider, partial 2009 (4-4)
Chris Hoiles, 2007-partial 2009 (162-200, 0-2 postseason)

* — No longer play in the league

Managerial records

for managers with stops at two or more clubs

Wayne Krenchicki 704-687, 8-8 postseason, 1 championship
Butch Hobson 722-607, 20-21 postseason, 1 championship
Dave Lapoint 288-240, 2-7 postseason
Von Hayes 222-266
Jeff Scott 146-243

One Response to Atlantic League managers

  1. Paul Braverman says:

    Duffy Dyer, haha.

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