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Joe Sparks  

Joe Sparks  

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Proper Name:
Joseph Everett Sparks
pos:
if
Height:
6-1
Weight:
195
Bats:
Left
Throws:
Right
Born:
age:
84.151
place:
High School:
N/A
Drafted:
None
TBC#:
155670
Retrosheet:
Player Notes:  
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year team name league level job   W   L Wpct ov record Rank GBL Playoffs
1977 Iowa Amer AAA Manager 61 75 .449 -- 4 15.5 dnq
1978 Iowa Amer AAA Manager 66 70 .485 -- 4 12.0 dnq
1979 Iowa Amer AAA Manager 69 67 .507 -- 3 9.0 dnq
1979 Chicago White Sox AL MLB Third Base Coach 73 87 .456 -- 5 14.0 dnq
1980 Omaha Amer AAA Manager 66 70 .485 -- 3 26.0 dnq
1981 Omaha Amer AAA Manager 79 57 .581 -- 1 -- Lost in Finals
1982 Omaha Amer AAA Manager 71 66 .518 -- 1 -- Lost in Finals
1983 Omaha Amer AAA Manager 64 72 .471 -- 4 10.0 dnq
1984 Cincinnati Reds NL MLB Third Base Coach 70 92 .432 -- 5 22.0 dnq
1986 Indianapolis Amer AAA Manager 80 62 .563 -- 1 -- League Champions
1987 Indianapolis Amer AAA Manager 74 64 .536 -- 3 4.0 League Champions
1988 Indianapolis Amer AAA Manager 89 53 .627 -- 1 -- League Champions
1989 Montreal Expos NL MLB Hitting Coach 81 81 .500 -- 4 12.0 dnq
1990 New York Yankees AL MLB Third Base Coach 67 95 .414 -- 7 21.0 dnq
1991 Toledo IL AAA Manager 74 70 .514 -- 3 11.0 dnq
1992 Toledo IL AAA Manager 64 80 .444 -- 3 31.0 dnq
1993 Toledo IL AAA Manager 65 77 .458 -- 6 -- dnq
1994 Toledo IL AAA Manager 63 79 .444 -- 5 17.5 dnq
2004 Sacramento PCL AAA Hitting Coach 79 65 .549 -- 1 -- League Champions
2010 Oakland Athletics AL MLB Major League Advance Scout 81 81 .500 -- 2 9.0 dnq
Career Record as Manager/Head Coach
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Tips/tools for using data grids:

  • Manual Filter: Single-click a row to highlight in orange. Click FILTER ROWS button to show only those rows in the grid
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  • Select Rows: Single-click rows to select multiple rows for future action or visibility.
  • Hide Rows: Click the` minus sign in the first column to hide the row in the grid.
  • Restore Rows: Once rows are filtered, click RESTORE ROWS to show all rows once again
  • Sort: Click a column in the first header row to sort data by values in that column. Click again to reverse the original sort. Some cells have custom sort keys that will sort them logically instead of alphanumerically.
  • Compare/Analyze: Click multiple rows for players of interest. In addition to filtering, you can quickly COMPARE player stats or use the MULTI-PLAYER STAT VIEWER to view multiple player cards on the same page.
  • Leaders: On stat grids. Top-10 ranked statistics are highlighted in gray. #1 rank is in light green. (PREMIUM setting)
  • Export to CSV: Click CSV to convert the full grid into a comma-delimeted display. From there, you can copy/paste to another application.
years team name league category level   W   L wpct
1977-1979 Iowa Amer Minor AAA 196 212 .480
1980-1983 Omaha Amer Minor AAA 280 265 .514
1986-1988 Indianapolis Amer Minor AAA 243 179 .576
1991-1994 Toledo IL Minor AAA 266 306 .465
1977-1994 4 teams -- Minor -- 985 962 .506