Bobby Brown (minors04)
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 5' 11", Weight 185 lb.
- School University of Oklahoma
- High School San Luis Obispo High School
- Born May 24, 1974 in Van Nuys, CA USA
Bobby Brown is a longtime player and manager, primarily in the independent leagues.
An outfielder, Brown played college ball at the University of Oklahoma, hitting .362 for the squad that reached the 1995 College World Series, and being named All-Big Eight Conference the following year. Undrafted, he played briefly in the Kansas City Royals organization, going 1-for-17 in 14 games for the Spokane Indians in 1997. He then played in the independent leagues through 2005, most notably spending parts of six seasons in the Northern League.
Following his playing days, Brown was an assistant coach at Allan Hancock College for three years. In 2010, he managed the Las Cruces Vaqueros of the Continental Baseball League. He then moved on to the North American League, serving as hitting coach of the San Angelo Colts in 2011 and manager of the Abilene Prairie Dogs in 2012. In 2013, he became skipper of the Amarillo Sox of the American Association.
Year-by-Year Managerial Record
|2010||Las Cruces Vaqueros||Continental Baseball League||32-15||1st (t)||Independent Leagues|
|2012||Abilene Prairie Dogs||North American League||36-53||5th||Independent Leagues|
|2013||Amarillo Sox||American Association||52-48||7th||Independent Leagues|
|2014||Amarillo Sox||American Association||37-62||11th||Independent Leagues|
|2015||Amarillo Thunderheads||American Association||45-55||8th (t)||Independent Leagues|
|2016||Lincoln Saltdogs||American Association||52-48||6th||Independent Leagues|
|2017||Lincoln Saltdogs||American Association||58-41||3rd||Independent Leagues||Lost in 1st round|
|2018||Lincoln Saltdogs||American Association||51-48||5th (t)||Independent Leagues|
|2019||Lincoln Saltdogs||American Association||40-59||6th (t)||Independent Leagues|