Kelly Stinnett

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Kelly Lee Stinnett

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Biographical Information[edit]

Catcher Kelly Stinnett was named Baseball America's Junior College Player of the Year in 1990. He hit .399 with 22 home runs and his 97 RBI led the nation. In his freshman year, 1989, he hit .414 with 30 home runs and 124 RBI, most of any Junior College player in the nation. He had been selected as a draft-and-follow in the 11th round of the 1989 amateur draft by the Cleveland Indians and signed with the team following the 1990 college season. He batted .240 with 2 home runs and 21 RBI in 192 at-bats with the Watertown Indians in his professional debut that season.

In 2011, Stinnett became manager of the AZL Diamondbacks, although he was replaced in June by Andy Green.

Stinnett started the baseball program at Benedictine University at Mesa in 2017. He then started the baseball program at Park University Gilbert in 2020.

Year-By-Year Managerial Record[edit]

Year Team League Record Finish Organization Playoffs Notes
2011 AZL Diamondbacks Arizona League -- Arizona Diamondbacks replaced by Andy Green
2013 Prescott Montezuma Federals Freedom Pro League 20-24 4th Independent Leagues Lost in 1st Round
2015 Watertown Bucks North Country Baseball League 16-23 4th Independent Leagues Lost League Finals

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