Gastonia Grizzlies

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Team Bio[edit]

The Gastonia Grizzlies were a Summer Collegiate Baseball team that played in the Coastal Plain League. Founded in 2002, the Grizzlies won the Coastal Plain League West Division in their inaugural year with a 28-21 record, earning them a place in the Pettit Cup Championship Tournament where they were eliminated in the second round. The Grizzlies repeated their Pettit Cup performance in 2005 and 2006, making them one of the most successful franchises in CPL history. With the impending arrival of an Atlantic League team in town the Grizzlies moved to Spartanburg, SC for the 2021 season.

Year-by-Year Record[edit]

Year Record Manager Playoffs
2002 28-21 Travis Little Tourney 1-2
2003 14-32 Travis Little
2004 24-27 Travis Little Tourney 0-2
2005 28-24 Chris Wiley Tourney 1-2
2006 14-37 Chris Wiley
2007 16-38 Eli Benefield
2008 23-31 Eli Benefield
2009 25-31 Eli Benefield
2010 35-21 Jason Plourde Semi Final
2011 29-26 Jason Plourde Champions
2012 23-33 Kyle Surprenant
2013 23-31 Jason Wood
2014 32-22 Jason Wood Semi Final
2015 31-25 Evan Wise Runner Up
2016 21-33 Evan Wise
2017 30-26 Evan Wise Champions
2018 23-26 Charles Bradley
2019 33-18 Charles Bradley 1st Round

Grizzlies Alumni in MLB Affiliated Professional Baseball in 2007[edit]

Grizzlies Alumni in Independent Professional Baseball in 2007[edit]

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