Howard Bushong

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Biographical Information[edit]

Howard Bushong was part of the 1975 National Champion Longhorn team. After graduating in 1977, he was the head coach at Austin Westlake High from 1978 to 1989, coaching Kelly Gruber and Calvin Schiraldi. He was then an assistant coach at UT from 1990 to 1992.

Bushong was the head coach at Southwest Texas State University from 1993 to 1999.

Bushong managed the AZL Padres in 2000, and the GCL Tigers from 2001 to 2003.

Bushong returned to Texas State (as SW Texas State is now called) in 2004, this time as assistant coach.

Sources include: Texas State website

Year-By-Year Minor League Managerial Record[edit]

Year Team League Record Finish Organization Playoffs
2000 AZL Padres Arizona League 17-38 9th San Diego Padres
2001 GCL Tigers Gulf Coast League 34-26 5th Detroit Tigers
2002 GCL Tigers Gulf Coast League 23-37 13th Detroit Tigers
2003 GCL Tigers Gulf Coast League 28-29 5th Detroit Tigers
2009 Oneonta Tigers New York-Penn League 35-39 9th Detroit Tigers
2010 Connecticut Tigers New York-Penn League 38-37 7th Detroit Tigers

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