Jarvis Brown

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Jarvis Ardel Brown

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Biographical Information[edit]

Jarvis Brown, who played five seasons in the majors, also had a long minor league career, stealing over 300 bases in the minors. His peak was 72 stolen bases in Single A in 1988. He was a first-round draft pick in the 1986 January amateur draft. In the majors, he played for four teams, going 7 for 8 as a base-stealer in 1991 as a rookie with the Minnesota Twins. In the 1991 World Series, he appeared in 3 games, getting 2 at-bats against the Atlanta Braves. He and Jarvis Tatum are the only two major league players with the first name "Jarvis" (through 2019).

After his playing career ended, Jarvis coached for the 1999 Fort Myers Miracle, 2000 New Britain Rock Cats, 2001 GCL Twins, 2002 Newark Bears and 2003 St. Paul Saints. He managed the New Haven County Cutters (39-54) in 2004. He was assistant coach at Carthage College from 2003-2006, was head coach of the University of Wisconsin-Parkside from 2007-2009 (32-108) and returned to Carthage from 2010-2012. He also earned his degree from Carthage.

Notable Achievement[edit]

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

Year Team League Record Finish Organization Playoffs
2004 New Haven County Cutters Northeast League 39-54 5th Independent Leagues

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