New Jersey Cardinals

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The New Jersey Cardinals joined the New York-Penn League in 1994 and were an affiliate of the St. Louis Cardinals for their entire existence. The club played their home games at Skylands Park in Augusta, New Jersey. They won the league title in 1994. Some notable Cardinals players include Matt Morris, Adam Kennedy, and Coco Crisp.

After the 2005 season, the Cardinals relocated to State College, Pennsylvania and became known as the State College Spikes.

Year-by-Year Record[edit]

Year Record Finish Manager Playoffs
1994 43-32 3rd Roy Silver League Champs
1995 35-41 8th Luis Melendez
1996 28-47 14th Scott Melvin
1997 35-39 8th Jeff Shireman
1998 34-41 11th Jose Oquendo
1999 30-46 14th Jeff Shireman
2000 31-45 12th Jeff Shireman
2001 35-41 9th Brian Rupp
2002 39-37 6th Tommy Shields
2003 31-42 10th Tommy Shields
2004 41-34 5th Tommy Shields
2005 37-39 7th Mark DeJohn