Strickland has been in charge of Durham Bulls Athletic Park for the last six seasons. He has been with the Durham Bulls since 2004.
Meredith displayed his talents at Merchantsauto.com Stadium, home of the New Hampshire Fisher Cats, in winning the Double-A honor. He joined the Fisher Cats for last year, after working for State College in the New York-Penn League from 2006-08.
Tamaska has worked for the last year at the Carpenter Complex in Clearwater, Fla., home of the Gulf Coast League Phillies and where Philadelphia's spring training operations are based. The STMA provides educational opportunities and support so that sports turf managers can provide the best sports surfaces for all levels of play. Sports turf managers are experts on the field and partners of the game.
The four classification winners, who were selected from among 16 league winners, will receive their award at the Baseball Winter Meetings™ Awards Luncheon at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort near Orlando on Dec. 6.
The league winners:
|International League||Scott Strickland||Durham Bulls|
|Pacific Coast League||Chris Schlosser||Iowa Cubs|
|Mexican League||Ismael Cristobal Hernandez||Sultanes de Monterrey|
|Eastern League||Shaun Meredith||New Hampshire Fisher Cats|
|Southern League||Ed Attalla||Jacksonville Suns|
|Texas League||David Bicknell||Frisco RoughRiders|
|California League||Justin Clarke||Stockton Ports|
|Carolina League||Chris Ball||Myrtle Beach Pelicans|
|Florida State League||Opie Cheek||Clearwater Threshers|
|Midwest League||Mitch McClary||Fort Wayne TinCaps|
|South Atlantic League||Greg Burgess||Greenville Drive|
|New York-Penn League||Matt Neri||State College Spikes|
|Northwest League||Adam Farrell||Spokane Indians|
|Appalachian League||Blake Anderson||Greeneville Astros|
|Pioneer League||John Barta||Billings Mustangs|
|Gulf Coast League||Tommy Tamaska||GCL Phillies|