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Bill Haywood

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William Kiernan Haywood

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Biographical Information[edit]

Bill Haywood was the coach at Western Carolina University from 1969 to 1981. He was named assistant director of player development for the Seattle Mariners in 1982. He later coached Georgia Southwestern State University until 2000.

Haywood was a player/coach for the Burlington Senators in 1969. When Buddy Hicks returned home, Haywood was the interim manager until minor league pitching coach Bert Thiel arrived. Thiel eventually returned to his coaching post and Haywood resumed the managerial reins.

Year-by-Year Managerial Record[edit]

Year Team League Record Finish Organization Playoffs Notes
1969 Burlington Senators Carolina League 1-1
45-39
6th Washington Senators Lost League Finals replaced Buddy Hicks May 23
replaced by Bert Thiel May 27
replaced Bert Thiel June 11.
1970 Geneva Senators New York-Penn League 33-35 5th Washington Senators none
1971 Anderson Senators Western Carolinas League 4th Washington Senators none replaced Frank Gable June 4
1972 Geneva Senators New York-Penn League 30-40 5th Washington Senators none
1973 GCL Rangers Gulf Coast League 41-15 1st Texas Rangers none League Champs
1974 GCL Rangers Gulf Coast League 32-30 3rd Texas Rangers none
1983 Chattanooga Lookouts Southern League 48-43 5th Seattle Mariners replaced Mickey Bowers (20-32) on May 30

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