Jeff Newman

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Jeffrey Lynn Newman

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Biographical Information[edit]

Jeff Newman was a coach for the 1986 Oakland A's and served as interim manager that year, going 2-8.

Newman was named the 1989 Southern League manager of the year while managing the Huntsville Stars. He also managed the 1988 Modesto A's, the 1990 Huntsville Stars and the 1991 Tacoma Tigers.

Newman returned to the majors as a coach for the Cleveland Indians from 1992 to 1999 and the Baltimore Orioles in 2000.

Newman's son Ryan Newman has played, coached, and managed in the minors.

Notable Achievements[edit]

  • AL All-Star (1979)
  • 20-Home Run Seasons: 1 (1979)

Preceded by
Jackie Moore
Oakland Athletics Manager
Succeeded by
Tony LaRussa

Year-by-Year Managerial Record[edit]

Year Team League Record Finish Organization Playoffs Notes
1986 Oakland Athletics American League 2-8 -- Oakland Athletics replaced Jackie Moore (29-44) on June 27/
replaced by Tony LaRussa on July 7
1988 Modesto A's California League 54-88 8th Oakland Athletics
1989 Huntsville Stars Southern League 82-61 2nd Oakland Athletics Lost in 1st round
1990 Huntsville Stars Southern League 79-65 3rd Oakland Athletics
1991 Tacoma Tigers Pacific Coast League 63-73 9th Oakland Athletics

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