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Appalachian League Award Winners

Players of the Year | Pitchers of the Year | Managers of the Year | Executives of the Year

Appalachian League Players of the Year
YEAR PLAYER TEAM
1984 Dave Vetsch Elizabethton Twins
1985 Gregg Jefferies Kingsport Mets
1986 Brian Deak Pulaski Braves
1987 Frank Castillo Wytheville Cubs
1988 Vince Zawaski Kingsport Mets
1989 Mike House Elizabethton Twins
1990 Paul Russo Elizabethton Twins
1991 Manny Ramirez Burlington Indians
1992 Dan Frye Princeton Reds
1993 Bryan Link Bluefield Orioles
1994 Decomba Conner Princeton Reds
1995 Jarrod Patterson Kingsport Mets
1996 Brent Butler Johnson City Cardinals
1997 Jared Sandberg Princeton Devil Rays
1998 Michael Restovich Elizabethton Twins
1999 Ruben Salazar Elizabethton Twins
2000 Octavio Martinez Bluefield Orioles
2001 Jonny Gomes Princeton Devil Rays
2002 Wes Bankston Princeton Devil Rays
2003 Tyler Davidson Kingsport Mets
2004 Mitch Einertson Greeneville Astros
2005 Eric Campbell Danville Braves
  Maximiliano Ramirez Danville Braves
2006 Travis Snider Pulaski Blue Jays
2007 Ozzie Lewis Elizabethton Twins
2008 Curt Smith Johnson City Cardinals
2009 Riaan Spanjer-Furstenburg Danville Braves
2010 Oswaldo Arcia Elizabethton Twins
2011 Brandon Drury Danville Braves
  Eddie Rosario Elizabethton Twins
2012 Candido Pimentel Elizabethton Twins
2013 Tyler Smith Pulaski Mariners
2014 Max Murphy Elizabethton Twins
2015 Carlos Munoz Bristol Pirates
2016 Alex Kirilloff Elizabethton Twins
2017 Ryan Noda Bluefield Blue Jays
2018 Wander Franco Princeton Rays

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Appalachian League Pitchers of the Year
YEAR PITCHER TEAM
1996 Andy Zwirchitz Kingsport Mets
1997 Trey Poland Pulaski Rangers
1998 Jeremy Robinson Princeton Devil Rays
1999 Aaron Harang Pulaski Rangers
2000 Chad Bowen Kingsport Mets
  Domingo Valdez Pulaski Rangers
2001 Rick Ankiel Johnson City Cardinals
2002 Ricky Barrett Elizabethton Twins
  Anthony Lerew Danville Braves
2003 Rafeal Perez Burlington Indians
2004 Reid Santos Burlington Indians
  Steven Duguay Elizabethton Twins
2005 Jairo Cuevas Danville Braves
2006 Jamie Richmond Danville Braves
2007 Dave Bromberg Elizabethton Twins
2008 Dan Osterbrock Elizabethton Twins
2009 Matt Crim Danville Braves
2010 Ryan Copeland Johnson City Cardinals
2011 Tim Shibuya Elizabethton Twins
2012 Blake Snell Princeton Rays
2013 Edwin Diaz Pulaski Mariners
2014 Felix Jorge Elizabethton Twins
2015 Dereck Rodriguez Elizabethton Twins
2016 Cristian Castillo Burlington Royals
2017 Randy Pondler Bluefield Blue Jays
2018 Dilmer Mejia Danville Braves

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Appalachian League Managers of the Year
YEAR MANAGER TEAM
1957 John Grodzicki Wytheville Cardinals
1958 Whitey Kurowski Wytheville Cardinals
1959 Red Hayworth Morristown Cubs
1960 Red Norwood Wytheville Senators
1961 Lewis Morton Middlesboro Senators
1962 Billy Hunter Bluefield Orioles
1963 (none selected)  
1964 Lamar North Johnson City Yankees
1965 George Detore Salem Pirates
1966 Buddy Peterson Marion Mets
1967 (none selected)  
1968 Gene Hassell Johnson City Yankees
1969 Dallas Green Pulaski Phillies
1970 Ray Malgradi Bluefield Orioles
1971 Jim Schaeffer Bluefield Orioles
1972 Jay Hankins Kingsport Royals
1973 John Sullivan Kingsport Royals
1974 Joe Lewis Bristol Tigers
1975 Tom Burgess Johnson City Cardinals
1976 Buzzy Keller Johnson City Cardinals
1977 Joe Lewis Bristol Tigers
1978 Fred Waters Elizabethton Twins
1979 Bill Livesey Paintsville Yankees
1980 Tom Kotchman Bristol Tigers
1981 Fred Waters Elizabethton Twins
1982 John Hart Bluefield Orioles
1983 Buddy Bailey Pulaski Braves
1984 Fred Waters Elizabethton Twins
1985 Tom Burgess Bristol Tigers
1986 Dan Radison Johnson City Cardinals
1987 Tom Chandler Burlington Indians
1988 Bobby Floyd Kingsport Mets
1989 Ray Smith Elizabethton Twins
1990 Ray Smith Elizabethton Twins
1991 Ray Smith Elizabethton Twins
1992 Ray Smith Elizabethton Twins
1993 Joe Cunningham Johnson City Cardinals
1994 John Stearns Princeton Reds
1995 John Gibbons Kingsport Mets
1996 Steve Turco Johnson City Cardinals
1997 Julio Cruz Pulaski Rangers
1998 Nick Capra Bristol White Sox
1999 Bruce Crabbe Pulaski Rangers
2000 Jeff Carter Elizabethton Twins
2001 Rudy Hernandez Elizabethton Twins
2002 Nick Leyvam Bristol White Sox
2003 Jorge Orta Martinsville Astros
2004 Tim Bogar Greeneville Astros
2005 Ray Smith Elizabethton Twins
2006 Ray Smith Elizabethton Twins
2007 Paul Runge Danville Braves
2008 Rob Mummau Pulaski Mariners
2009 Paul Runge Danville Braves
2010 Mike Shildt Johnson City Cardinals
2011 Dennis Holmberg Bluefield Blue Jays
2012 Tommy Shields Burlington Royals
2013 Josh Bonifay Greeneville Astros
2014 Ray Smith Elizabethton Twins
2015 Tony Franklin Pulaski Yankees
2016 Scott Thorman Burlington Royals
2017 Luis Dorante Pulaski Yankees
2018 Danny Sheaffer Princeton Rays

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Appalachian League Executives of the Year
YEAR EXECUTIVE TEAM
1988 Boyce Cox Bristol Tigers
1989 Lonnie Lowe Johnson City Cardinals
1990 George McGonagle Bluefield Orioles
1991 Janice Archer Kingsport Mets
1992 Boyce Cox Bristol Tigers
1993 Jim Holland Princeton Reds
1994 Lonnie Lowe Johnson City Cardinals
1995 George McGonagle Bluefield Orioles
1996 Carper Cole Burlington Indians
1997 Jim Arnold Kingsport Mets
1998 Boyce Cox Bristol White Sox
1999 Mike Edwards Burlington Indians
2000 Mike Edwards Burlington Indians
2001 Mike Mains Elizabethton Twins
2002 Ben Wittkowski Burlington Indians
2003 David Cross Danville Braves
2004 Lynsi House Greeneville Astros
2005 Mike Mains Elizabethton Twins
2006 Mike Mains Elizabethton Twins
2007 George McGonagle Bluefield Orioles
2008 David Cross Danville Braves
2009 David Lane Greeneville Astros
2010 David Lane Greeneville Astros
2011 Mike Mains Elizabethton Twins
2012 Ben Abzug Burlington Royals
2013 Brian Paupeck Kingsport Mets
2014 Ryan Keur Burlington Royals
2015 Ryan Keur Burlington Royals
2016 Ryan Keur Burlington Royals
2017 Blair Hoke Pulaski Yankees
2018 Zac Clark Johnson City Cardinals

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