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Danny Sheaffer

One Midwest League season:


Playing Career

  • Drafted/Signed: Red Sox; 1st Round, January 1981 (Catcher, Harrisburg [PA] Area CC).
  • Professional Career: Seven big league seasons with a variety of teams.
  • Midwest League: Never played in the Midwest League.

Management style

Sheaffer's been a pretty conservative manager, although he's fairly likely to call for a bunt.



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MWL Fan's Guide

Danny Todd Sheaffer

DOB: August 2, 1961 Jacksonville, Florida

Year Team League
(Class)
Affiliate G CG IBB SBA SB% SH W L PCT

2009 Houston National (ML) Astros Minor League Catching Coordinator
2008        
2007 Round Rock Pacific Coast (AAA) Astros Coach
2006 Memphis Pacific Coast (AAA) Cardinals 144 5 36 111 .69 64 58 86 .403
2005 Memphis Pacific Coast (AAA) Cardinals 143 5 27 99 .61 46 71 72 .497
2004 Memphis Pacific Coast (AAA) Cardinals 144 3 23 117 .70 53 73 71 .469
2003* Memphis Pacific Coast (AAA) Cardinals 78 --- --- --- --- --- 41 37 .526
2003* St. Louis National (ML) Cardinals Minor League Catching Instructor
2002 Peoria Midwest (A) Cardinals 138 6 11 177 .66 34 85 53 .616
  Best Record; Playoff Qualifier; Playoff Champion
2001 New Haven Eastern (AA) Cardinals 142 4 23 109 .55 58 47 95 .331
2000 Eugene Northwest (A-) Cubs 76 1 14 168 .71 20 40 36 .526
  Playoff Qualifier
1999        
1981-98       Playing Career

Minors 7 Seasons   865 24 134 781 .66 275 415 450 .480
Coach 1 Season  

Total 7 Seasons   865 24 134 781 .66 275 415 450 .480

*Sheaffer shared the manager's post on this team.
Some statistics are not currently available.

This page may be incomplete.

Key to the Manager Statistics

G = games
CG = complete games
IBB = intentional walks
SBA = stolen base attempts
SB% = stolen base percentage
SH = sacrifice hits (bunts)
W = wins
L = losses
PCT = won/lost percent

A note about using stats to compare managers.


Sources

My standard sources are described here.




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