Queens Kings

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The Queens Kings were members of the New York-Penn League for one year, 2000. The Toronto Blue Jays farm club went 46-29, half a game back of first in the McNamara Division, under manager Eddie Rodriguez. The club drew just 38,662 fans to Queens, NY, the lowest attendance in the circuit (one less than the Batavia Muckdogs. The Kings had one All-Star, 2B Dominic Rich (.263/.372/.343). Brandon Lyon went 5-3 with a 2.39 ERA while Brian Cardwell (2-4, 4.71, 61 K in 50 IP) was rated as the #10 prospect in the NY-Penn by league managers. After the season, the New York Mets owned team became affiliated with the Mets and became the Brooklyn Cyclones.

Source: 2001 Baseball Almanac

Year-by-Year Record[edit]

Year Record Finish Manager Playoffs Team MVP
2000 46-29 3rd Eddie Rodriguez Lost in 1st round Martin Malpica