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Greg Riddoch

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Gregory Lee Riddoch

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Biographical Information[edit]

Greg Riddoch led major college baseball with 17 home runs in 1967. Having been drafted by the Baltimore Orioles in 1965, 1966, and January of 1967, the Cincinnati Reds took Riddoch in the 3rd round of the secondary phase of the June 1967 amateur draft.

Riddoch played in the Reds organization from 1967 to 1971. After his playing days ended, he was briefly a junior high teacher before spending several years as a minor league manager. He was the farm director of the Reds in 1985.

He became a San Diego Padres coach in 1987 and was promoted to manager during the 1990 season. He led the team for two and a half seasons, posting a 200-194 record as skipper. Riddoch spent 1998 and 1999 as the Tampa Bay Devil Rays third base coach and the next three seasons as the Milwaukee Brewers farm director. Next, Riddoch was the Texas Rangers minor league defensive coordinator in 2003-2004 before returning to managing in the minors. He was be the manager of the Eugene Emeralds in 2007 and 2008.

Preceded by
Jack McKeon
San Diego Padres Manager
Succeeded by
Jim Riggleman

Year-by-Year Managerial Record[edit]

Year Team League Record Finish Organization Playoffs Notes
1974 Seattle Rainiers Northwest League 45-39 5th Cincinnati Reds
1975 Eugene Emeralds Northwest League 54-25 1st Cincinnati Reds League Champs
1976 Eugene Emeralds Northwest League 37-34 4th Cincinnati Reds
1977 Billings Mustangs Pioneer League 23-46 6th Cincinnati Reds
1978 Eugene Emeralds Northwest League 36-34 4th Cincinnati Reds Lost League Finals
1979 Eugene Emeralds Northwest League 30-41 7th Cincinnati Reds
1980 Eugene Emeralds Northwest League 37-33 3rd Cincinnati Reds Co-Champs
1981 Eugene Emeralds Northwest League 33-37 4th Cincinnati Reds
1990 San Diego Padres National League 38-44 5th San Diego Padres replaced Jack McKeon (37-43) on July 11
1991 San Diego Padres National League 84-78 3rd San Diego Padres
1992 San Diego Padres National League 78-72 -- San Diego Padres replaced by Jim Riggleman on September 23
2005 Spokane Indians Northwest League 37-39 4th Texas Rangers League Champs
2007 Eugene Emeralds Northwest League 34-42 6th San Diego Padres
2008 Eugene Emeralds Northwest League 40-36 3rd (t) San Diego Padres
2009 Eugene Emeralds Northwest League 34-42 6th (t) San Diego Padres
2010 Eugene Emeralds Northwest League 32-44 6th San Diego Padres

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