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California League Manager of the YearHistory of Award Winners
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Lenn Sakata won this award in 2005
Recent history of winners for California League Manager of the Year. There is some lag in updating awards data and they may not provide an entire history of winners. The list below is separated by year with a dividing line. Some awards have multiple award winners for all or some years.

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Years Available1993-2017

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Major Leaguers are in bold

Historical Winners - California League Manager of the Year

Top Major Leaguers Active Players Drafted Players 1st Round Draft Picks
YearPlayer NamePosNotesC-AwardsHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationCollege(s)StatusCurrent Org (Level)
2017Mitch CanhamC-1B46-2 215 L-R 1984-09-25 32Richland,Washington AAA2004-2015-
2007- 1-  57-SDN
Oregon StFree Agent  
2016Howard Johnson3B-SS75-11 178 B-R 1960-11-29 55Clearwater,Florida MLB1979-20111982-1995
1979- 1-  12-DET
St. Petersburg Col  
2015J.R. HouseC95-10 200 R-R 1979-11-11 35Charleston,West Virginia MLB1999-20112003-2008
1999- 5- 152-PIT
 
2014Ryan ChristensonCF-LF56-0 191 R-R 1974-03-28 40Redlands,California MLB1993-20041998-2003
1995-10- 260-OAK
Pepperdine U.  
2013Rodney LinaresIF35-11 180 R-R 1977-08-07 35Brooklyn,New York Rk1997-1998-    
2012Pedro GrifolC16-1 197 R-R 1969-11-28 42Miami,Florida AAA1989-1999-
1991- 6- 154-MIN
Florida St  
2011Juan BustabadSS25-10 150 L-R 1961-08-16 49Havana,Cuba AAA1980-1989-
1980- 1-   1-BOS
Miami-Dade Col  
2010Carlos LezcanoOF26-2 185 R-R 1955-09-30 54Arecibo,Puerto Rico MLB1976-19841980-1981
1977-   UDFA-CHN
Florida St  
2009Jim HornerC26-0 210 R-R 1973-11-11 35Snoqualmie,Washington AAA1993-2004-   Washington St  
2008Chad Epperson1B36-3 215 L-R 1972-03-26 36Elizabethtown,Kentucky AA1992-2000-
1992-40-1113-NYN
Seminole St Florida  
2007Chad Epperson1B36-3 215 L-R 1972-03-26 35Elizabethtown,Kentucky AA1992-2000-
1992-40-1113-NYN
Seminole St Florida  
2006Joe SzekelyOF15-11 180 R-R 1925-02-02 81Cleveland,Ohio MLB1953-19531953-1953   Baylor U.  
2005Lenn Sakata2B-SS25-9 160 R-R 1954-06-08 51Honolulu,Hawaii MLB1973-19871977-1987
1975- 1-  10-MIL
Gonzaga U.  
2004Von HayesOF-1B76-5 186 L-R 1958-08-31 45Stockton,California MLB1980-19921981-1992
1979- 7- 163-CLE
St. Mary's Col California  
2003Stu Cole2B16-1 175 R-R 1966-02-07 37Charlotte,North Carolina MLB1985-19951991-1991
1987- 3-  67-KCA
UNC Charlotte  
2002Bill PlummerC26-1 200 R-R 1947-03-21 55Oakland,California MLB1965-19791968-1978
1965-   UDFA-SLN
Shasta Col  
2001Jackie MooreC56-0 180 R-R 1939-02-19 62Jay,Florida MLB1965-19651965-1965
1957-   UDFA-DET
 
2000Mark ParentC36-5 245 R-R 1961-09-16 38Ashland,Oregon MLB1979-19981986-1998
1979- 4-  92-SDN
 
1999Bob GerenC16-3 205 R-R 1961-09-22 37San Diego,California MLB1979-19931988-1993
1979- 1-  24-SDN
 
1998Don WakamatsuC16-2 200 R-R 1963-02-22 35Hood River,Oregon MLB1983-19961991-1991
1985-11- 266-CIN
Arizona St  
1997Chris SpeierSS16-1 180 R-R 1950-06-28 47Alameda,California MLB1970-19891971-1989
1970- 1-   2-SFN
California-Santa Barbara  
1996Carlos LezcanoOF26-2 185 R-R 1955-09-30 40Arecibo,Puerto Rico MLB1976-19841980-1981
1977-   UDFA-CHN
Florida St  
1995Ron RoenickeOF26-0 180 B-L 1956-08-19 38Covina,California MLB1977-19891981-1988
1977- 1-  17-LAN
UCLA, Mount San Antonio Col  
1994dick scott   - -          
1993Fredi GonzalezOF25-11 200 R-R 1964-01-28 29Havana,Cuba AA1982-1987-
1982-16- 414-NYA