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Baseball in South Bend

Seasonal Details

Detailed information about Midwest League teams which have played in South Bend, Indiana.


Team Information

Officers

        President           GM
 South Bend Area Professional Baseball Club, Inc
1988                        John Baxter
 United Baseball
1989                        John Baxter
1990                        John Baxter
        Alan Levin
 Palisades Baseball, Ltd
1991                        John Baxter
1992    John Baxter         John Tull
1993    John Baxter         John Tull
1994    John Baxter         John Tull
1995    John Baxter         John Tull
1996    John Baxter
1997                        Eric Haag
1998                        Eric Haag
1999                        Mike Foss
2000                        Mike Foss
2001                        Christian Carlson
2002    Alan Levin          Christian Carlson
2003    Alan Levin          Christian Carlson
2004    Alan Levin          Christian Carlson
2005    Alan Levin          Eric Haag
2006    Alan Levin          Tim Arseneau
 South Bend Professional Baseball LLC
2007    Joe Kernan          John Baxter
2008    Joe Kernan          John Baxter
2009    Joe Kernan          John Baxter

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South Bend, Indiana
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Coaching Staff

 Manager         Coaches                                                Trainer          Strength
1988
 Steve Dillard   Don Cooper*        Jim Reinebold     Ed Sedar          Jeff Carr
1989
 Rick Patterson  Kirk Champion      Roger LaFrancois  Jim Reinebold     Vince Sferrazza
                                                                        Scott Johnson
1990
 Rick Patterson  Kirk Champion      Mike Barnett      Jim Reinebold     Scott Johnson
1991
 Tommy Thompson  Kirk Champion      Mark Haley        Jim Reinebold     Scott Johnson
                                    Mark Barnett
1992
 Terry Francona  Mark Haley         Jaime Garcia*     Jim Reinebold     Scott Takao
1993
 Tony Franklin   Jaime Garcia*      Von Joshua        Jim Reinebold     Scott Takao
1994
 Mike Gellinger  Jaime Garcia*      Pat Roessler      Jim Reinebold     Scott Takao
1995
 Fred Kendall    Curt Hasler*       Mark Haley        Jim Reinebold     Greg Barber
1996
 Dave Keller     Curt Hasler*       Rance Mulliniks                     Greg Burber
1997
 Dickie Scott    Jim Presley        Dennis Lewallyn*  Jim Reinebold     Greg Barber
1998
 Roly de Armas   Rick Schu          Mike Parrott*     Jim Reinebold     Dale Gilbert
1999
 Mike Brumley    Dave Jorn*         Vic Ramirez       Jim Reinebold     Colin Frye
                                                                        Aaron Knudson
2000
 Dave Jorn       Royal Clayton*     Rodney Lofton     Jim Reinebold     Matt Veader
2001
 Steve Scarsone  Willie Wilson      Royal Clayton*    Hector De La Cruz Matt Veader
                                                                        Brian Niswender
2002
 Dick Schofield  Von Hayes          James Keller*                       Brian Niswender
                                                                        Dave Yeager
2003
 Von Hayes       Dan Carlson*       Hector De La Cruz                   Scott Jones      Mike Skorup
2004
 Tony Perezchica Jeff Pico*         Hector De La Cruz Ed Young          Scott Jones
2005
 Mark Haley      Wellington Cepeda* Tony Dello                          Scott Jones      Rick Spenner
2006
 Mark Haley      Todd Dunwoody      Wellington Cepeda*                  Scott Jones      Kyle Barbour
2007
 Mark Haley      Wellington Cepeda* Jeff Young        Josh Cuffe        Rodger Fleming
2008
 Mark Haley      Erik Sabel*        Francisco Morales                   Brian Czachowski Vaughn Robinson
2009
 Mark Haley      Erik Sabel*        Francisco Morales                   Brian Czachowski Vaughn Robinson

*pitching coaches

Seasonal Results


Standings

       First Half             Second Half           Overall/Composite
1988 | 29 41 .414 13.0 (5)  | 30 40 .429 14.0 (5) | 59  81 .421 (12)
1989*| 44 18 .710  --- (1)  | 41 29 .586  0.5 (2) | 85  47 .644  (1)
1990 | 35 31 .530  4.0 (2)  | 42 26 .618  --- (1) | 77  57 .575  (3)
1991 | 31 39 .443  9.0 (6)  | 38 31 .551  4.0 (3) | 69  70 .496  (8)
1992 | 33 31 .515  8.0 (3)  | 38 31 .551  2.0 (2) | 71  62 .534  (5)
1993 | 34 32 .515  9.5 (4T) | 43 27 .614  --- (1) | 77  59 .566  (5)
1994 | 38 31 .551  6.0 (3)  | 34 36 .486 11.0 (5) | 72  67 .518  (6)
1995 | 31 36 .463  4.5 (4)  | 35 33 .515  4.0 (3) | 66  69 .489  (9)
1996 | 30 36 .455  7.0 (3)  | 24 46 .343 15.0 (5) | 54  82 .397 (14)
1997 | 24 43 .358 24.0 (5)  | 30 40 .429 17.0 (5) | 54  83 .394 (14)
1998 | 21 51 .292 22.0 (5)  | 19 49 .279 24.0 (5) | 40 100 .286 (14)
1999 | 32 37 .464  5.5 (3)  | 36 34 .514  5.5 (3) | 68  71 .489  (9)
2000 | 28 40 .412 15.0 (6)  | 32 38 .457 16.0 (6) | 60  78 .435 (12)
2001 | 32 35 .478  7.5 (4)  | 38 31 .551  6.0 (3) | 70  66 .515  (6)
2002 | 29 40 .420 12.5 (6)  | 23 47 .329 19.0 (6) | 52  87 .374 (14)
2003 | 28 38 .424 11.0 (6)  | 44 26 .629  --- (1) | 72  64 .529  (4)
2004 | 42 28 .600  --- (1)  | 35 35 .500  5.0 (5) | 77  63 .550  (2T)
2005 | 41 29 .586  --- (1)  | 43 27 .614  --- (1) | 84  56 .600  (1)
2006 | 33 33 .500  7.5 (3T) | 41 29 .586  7.0 (2) | 74  62 .544  (4)
2007 | 34 36 .486 10.0 (4T) | 34 34 .500 10.0 (3) | 68  70 .493  (9)
2008 | 33 36 .478  5.5 (4)  | 43 27 .614  --- (1) | 76  63 .547  (2)
2009 | 27 41 .397 17.0 (5)  | 32 37 .464 16.5 (4) | 59  78 .431 (10)

Post-Season

Year Round Result
1989     1 South Bend d. Rockford, 2-0
     Champ*South Bend d. Springfield, 3-0
1990     1 South Bend d. Madison, 2-0
     Champ Quad City d. South Bend, 3-1
1993     1 South Bend d. Rockford, 2-0
     Champ*South Bend d. Clinton, 3-1
2001     1 South Bend d. Michigan, 2-0
         2 South Bend d. Dayton, 2-0
     Champ Kane County d. South Bend, 1-0
2003     1 Lansing d. South Bend, 2-0
2004     1 South Bend d. Fort Wayne, 2-0
         2 West Michigan d. South Bend, 2-0
2005     1 South Bend d. Southwest Michigan, 2-0
         2 South Bend d. West Michigan, 2-0
     Champ*South Bend d. Wisconsin, 3-2
2006     1 Lansing d. South Bend, 2-0
2007     1 South Bend d. Dayton, 2-1
         2 West Michigan d. South Bend, 2-0
2008     1 South Bend d. West Michigan, 2-1
         2 South Bend d. Dayton, 2-0
     Champ Burlington d. South Bend, 2-0
2009     1 Fort Wayne d. South Bend, 2-1

Individual Achievements


Batting


Games Played

1988    Ed Smith             130
1989    Cesar Bernhardt      127
1990    Mike Eatinger        129
        Ron Plemmons         129
1991    Kevin Coughlin       131
1992    Olmedo Saenz         132
1993    Essex Burton         134
1994    Greg Norton          127
1995    Nilson Robledo       135
1996    Steve Friedrich      133
1997    Rob Ryan             121
1998    Brian Gordon         126
1999    Jamie Sykes          127
2000    Matt Kata            133
2001    Andy Green           128
2002    Rick Haydel          124
2003    Neb Brown            133
2004    Edgar Varela         127
2005    Carlos Gonzales      129
2006    Leyson Septimo       132
2007    Daniel Perales       136*
2008    Taylor Harbin        133
2009    Reynaldo Navarro     121

At Bats

1988    Cesar Bernhardt      482
1989    Cesar Bernhardt      493
1990    Mike Eatinger        477
1991    Brandon Wilson       463
1992    Olmedo Saenz         493
1993    Byron Mathews        518
1994    Greg Norton          477
1995    Nilson Robledo       537
1996    Steve Friedrich      545
1997    Jason Conti          458
1998    Brian Gordon         468
1999    Jamie Sykes          479
2000    Matt Kata            521
2001    Andy Green           477
2002    Kyle Nichols         453
2003    Neb Brown            491
2004    Edgar Varela         471
2005    Emilio Bonifacio     522
2006    Pedro Ciriaco        550
2007    Daniel Perales       554*
2008    Taylor Harbin        548
2009    Alfredo Marte        475

Runs Scored

1988    Javier Ocasio         65
1989    Derek Lee             89
1990    Ron Plemmons          89
1991    Brandon Wilson        75
1992    Essex Burton          78
1993    Essex Burton          95*
1994    Frank Menechino       77
1995    Brandon Moore         75
1996    Brian Simmons         73
1997    Jason Conti           78
1998    Brian Gordon          46
1999    Jamie Sykes           75
2000    Matt Kata             82
2001    Victor Hall           82
2002    Scott Hairston        79
2003    Neb Brown             74
2004    Alex Frazier          73
2005    Agustin Murillo       94
2006    Leyson Septimo        79
2007    Daniel Perales        80
2008    Taylor Harbin         70
2009    Jacob Elmore          62

Hits

1988    Cesar Bernhardt      136
1989    Cesar Bernhardt      148
1990    Scott Cepicky        144
1991    Brandon Wilson       145
1992    Glenn DiSarcina      123
1993    Essex Burton         128
1994    Greg Norton          137
1995    Nilson Robledo       153
1996    Steve Friedrich      144
1997    Jason Conti          142
1998    Brian Gordon         131
1999    Carlos Urquiola      139
2000    Matt Kata            133
2001    Andy Green           143
2002    Scott Hairston       131
2003    Sean Luellwitz       138
2004    Alex Frazier         145
2005    Carlos Gonzales      158*
2006    Pedro Ciriaco        145
2007    Daniel Perales       136
2008    Taylor Harbin        151
2009    Alfredo Marte        119

Home Runs

1988    Ray Payton             9
1989    Derek Lee             11
1990    Scott Cepicky          7
        Ron Plemmons           7
1991    Kerry Valrie           6
1992    Harold Henry           9
1993    Jimmy Hurst           20
1994    Juan Thomas           18
1995    Nilson Robledo        20
1996    Brian Simmons         17
1997    John Adams            10
1998    Abraham Nunez          9
        Wyley Steelmon         9
1999    Jamie Sykes           15
2000    Billy Martin          25*
2001    Craig Ansman          21
2002    Scott Hairston        16
2003    Sean Luellwitz        18
2004    Alex Frazier          20
2005    Cesar Nicolas         21
2006    Will Crouch           13
2007    Brad Miller           22
2008    Sean Coughlin         15
2009    Alberto Diaz           8

Runs Batted In

1988    Ray Payton            69
1989    Cesar Bernhardt       81
1990    Scott Cepicky         77
1991    Charles Poe           59
1992    Olmedo Saenz          59
1993    Jimmy Hurst           79
1994    Juan Thomas           79
1995    Nilson Robledo       108*
1996    Jeff Liefer           58
        Brian Simmons         58
1997    Rob Ryan              73
1998    Brian Gordon          61
1999    Jamie Sykes           83
2000    Billy Martin          90
2001    Steve Neal            92
2002    Scott Hairston        72
        Kyle Nichols          72
2003    Sean Luellwitz        79
2004    Alex Frazier          80
2005    Carlos Gonzales       92
2006    Bryan Byrne           72
2007    Daniel Perales        92
2008    Taylor Harbin         85
2009    Alfredo Marte         71

Stolen Bases

1988    Rod McCray            55
1989    Derek Lee             45
1990    Ron Plemmons          22
1991    Brandon Wilson        41
1992    Essex Burton          65
1993    Essex Burton          74*
1994    Sandy McKinnon        36
1995    Brandon Moore         34
1996    Steve Friedrich       18
        Ryan Topham           18
1997    Jason Conti           30
1998    Abraham Nunez         12
1999    Carlos Urquiola       20
2000    Matt Kata             38
2001    Victor Hall           60
2002    Rick Haydel           14
2003    Jarred Ball           32
2004    Emilio Bonafacio      40
2005    Emilio Bonafacio      55
2006    Pedro Ciriaco         19
2007    Gerardo Parra         24
2008    Evan Frey             20
2009    Brendan Duffy         17

Batting Avg

1988    Mike Maksudian      .303
1989    Cesar Bernhardt     .300
1990    Scott Cepicky       .312
1991    Brandon Wilson      .313
1992    Glenn DiSarcina     .263
1993    Carmine Cappuccio   .305
1994    Frank Menechino     .296
1995    Nilson Robledo      .285
1996    Brian Simmons       .298
1997    Rob Ryan            .314
1998    Brian Gordon        .280
1999    Carlos Urquiola     .362*
2000    Doug Devore         .292
2001    Craig Ansman        .330
2002    Scott Hairston      .332
2003    Jon-Mark Sprowl     .296
2004    Alex Frazier        .313
2005    Alberto Gonzales    .318
2006    Ricardo Sosa        .290
2007    Gerardo Parra       .320
2008    Mike Mee            .299
2009    Rossmel Perez       .272

Pitching


Games

1988    Rob Resnikoff         50
1989    Scott Radinsky        53
1990    Scott Stevens         50
1991    Don Perigny           56*
1992    Jeff Pierce           52
1993    Jason Watkins         37
1994    Hank Tagle            37
1995    Paul Fletcher         36
1996    Sean Duncan           43
1997    Jason Crews           50
        Pete Harvell          50
1998    Wellington Cepeda     40
1999    Mike Koplove          45
2000    Brian Matzenbacher    51
        Timothy Stanton       51
2001    Greg Belson           46
2002    Corby Medlin          45
2003    Enrique Gonzalez      55
        Matty Wilkinson       55
2004    Ruben Vicente         45
2005    Matt Elliott          53
        Esmerling Vasquez     53
2006    Ryan Doherty          39
2007    Craig Pfautz          41
2008    Billy Spottiswood     44
2009    Justin Mace           40

Complete Games

1988    Curt Hasler            6
1989    Frank Merigliano       4
1990    Len Brutcher           4
1991    Jason Bere             2
        Frank Campos           2
        Domingo Jean           2
1992    Barry Johnson          5
1993    Mike Call              4
        Tim Moore              4
1994    Mike Sirotka           8*
1995    David Lindquist        5
1996    Carlos Castillo        5
1997    Larry Rodriguez        1
1998    Jason Jensen           1
        Mike Rooney            1
1999    no complete games
2000    Duaner Sanchez         4
2001    Casey Daigle           2
        Beltran Perez          2
2002    Edgar Gonzalez         4
2003    Sam Smith              4
2004    Matt Chico             2
        Chad Scarbery          2
2005    A.J. Shappi            2
2006    Cody Evans             3
2007    Cesar Valdez           2
2008    Cristian Beltre        3
2009    Trevor Harden          1

Innings Pitched

1988    Curt Hasler          186
1989    Freddy Dabney        163
1990    Len Brutcher         128
1991    Jason Bere           163
1992    Alan Levine          157
1993    Mike Call            176
1994    Mike Sirotka         197*
1995    Charles Smith        167
1996    Ariel Garcia         151
1997    Travis McCall        121
1998    Jason Jensen         153
1999    Andrew Good          154
2000    Duaner Sanchez       165
2001    Casey Daigle         164
2002    Ryan Holsten         174
2003    Sam Smith            167
2004    Danny Muegge         153
2005    Steven Jackson       159
2006    Ryan Schreppel       139
2007    Tony Barnette        160
2008    Cristian Beltre      155
2009    Ryan Cook            142

Strikeouts

1988    Bo Kennedy           109
1989    Freddy Dabney        150
1990    Danny Matznick       127
1991    Jason Bere           158
1992    James Baldwin        137
1993    Mike Call            109
1994    Mike Sirotka         173*
1995    Charles Smith        145
1996    Carlos Castillo      128
1997    Brad Penny           116
1998    Jason Jensen         115
1999    Andrew Good          146
2000    Duaner Sanchez       121
2001    Beltran Perez        157
2002    Edgar Gonzalez       110
2003    Adriano Rosario      119
2004    Chad Scarbery        107
2005    Ross Ohlendorf       144
2006    Kyle Wright          103
2007    Jordan Norberto      111
2008    Josh Collmenter      123
2009    Ryan Cook            103

Saves

1988    John Hudek             8
        Rob Resnikoff          8
1989    Scott Radinsky        31
1990    Mike Mongiello        13
1991    Rolando Caridad       17
1992    Jeff Pierce           30
1993    Jason Watkins         16
1994    Hank Tagle             9
1995    Jamie Surratt         11
1996    Derek Hasselhoff      10
1997    Pete Harvell          13
1998    Chris Bloomer         10
1999    Chris Bloomer         21
2000    Jose Valverde         14
2001    Greg Belson           16
2002    Brian Bruney          10
2003    Matty Wilkinson       30
2004    Billy Biggs           18
2005    Matt Elliott          32*
2006    Kyler Newby           11
2007    Reid Mahon            11
2008    Billy Spottiswood     13
2009    Justin Mace           12

Wins

1988    Bo Kennedy            10
1989    Sam Chavez            15
1990    Len Brutcher          11
1991    Domingo Jean          12
1992    James Baldwin          9
        Mike Heathcott         9
        Alan Levine            9
1993    Mike Call             15
1994    Mike Sirotka          12
1995    Charles Smith         10
1996    Carlos Castillo        9
1997    Brad Penny            10
1998    Charlie Jones          4
        Jason Jensen           4
        Wellington Cepeda      4
1999    Andrew Good           11
2000    Chris Capuano         10
2001    Beltran Perez         12
2002    Edgar Gonzalez        11
2003    Sam Smith             16*
2004    Danny Muegge          14
2005    Ross Ohlendorf        11
        A.J. Shappi           11
2006    Ryan Doherty           9
        Adam Howard            9
2007    Brett Anderson         8
        Tony Barnette          8
        Eddie Romero           8
2008    Cristian Beltre       13
2009    Ryan Cook             11

Earned Run Average

1988    Curt Hasler         3.44
1989    Jose Ventura        1.57*
1990    Len Brutcher        2.74
1991    Kevin Tolar         2.83
1992    Robert Ellis        2.34
1993    Mike Bertotti       3.49
1994    Mike Sirotka        3.07
1995    Charles Smith       2.69
1996    Jason Secoda        3.97
1997    Brad Penny          2.73
1998    Jason Jensen        4.18
1999    Chris Cervantes     3.13
2000    Jody Fuller         3.13
2001    Beltran Perez       2.81
2002    Edgar Gonzalez      2.91
2003    Jared Doyle         2.78
2004    Danny Muegge        3.12
2005    Koley Kolberg       3.90
2006    Adam Howard         3.90
2007    Cesar Valdez        3.41
2008    Josh Collmenter     3.41
2009    Ryan Cook           3.66



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