Lynchburg Mets

From BR Bullpen

After being a Rangers affiliate for one year (Lynchburg Rangers in 1975), the team was affiliated with the Mets for 12 years, then switched to the Red Sox (Lynchburg Red Sox 1988-1994).

The Mets won the Carolina League championship in 1978, 1983, and 1984. Lynchburg had the Carolina League MVP for four straight years: Lenny Dykstra in 1983, Barry Lyons in 1984, Shawn Abner in 1985, and Gregg Jefferies in 1986.

Year-by-Year Record[edit]

Year Record Finish Manager Pitching Coach Playoffs
1976 64-75 4th Jack Aker none
1977 78-60 1st Jack Aker Lost League Finals
1978 72-63 2nd Jack Aker League Champs
1979 61-73 5th Jack Aker none
1980 71-68 5th Jack Aker
1981 71-69 4th (t) Gene Dusan
1982 65-71 6th Danny Monzon Lost in 1st round
1983 96-43 1st Sam Perlozzo League Champs
1984 89-49 1st Mike Cubbage League Champs
1985 95-45 1st Mike Cubbage Jim Bibby Lost League Finals
1986 75-65 3rd (t) Bobby Floyd Jim Bibby
1987 63-76 8th John Tamargo Jim Bibby