Roy Silver

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Roy Carlos Silver

  • Bats Both, Throws Right
  • Height 5' 9", Weight 200 lb
  • School Eckerd College

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Biographical Information[edit]

Outfielder Roy Silver played in the St. Louis Cardinals organization from 1984 to 1991, reaching AAA.

After his playing career, Silver was a coach for the Savannah Cardinals in 1991 and Springfield Cardinals in 1992. He managed in the Cardinals chain from 1993 to 1997 and the Tampa Bay Devil Rays chain in 1998-1999. He then became a player development assistant in the Texas Rangers organization.

Silver is currently the Owner and principal instructor at the Winning Inning Baseball Academy in Clearwater, FL. Its focus is on helping players recover from personal problems, including addictions to alcohol and other drugs of abuse. He was instrumental in getting OF Josh Hamilton to turn his life around after addictions almost ended his baseball career, and later worked with Matt Bush, whose alcoholism landed him in jail.

Year-by-Year Managerial Record[edit]

Year Team League Record Finish Organization Playoffs
1993 AZL Cardinals Arizona League 31-22 2nd St. Louis Cardinals none
1994 New Jersey Cardinals New York-Penn League 43-32 3rd St. Louis Cardinals Lost League Finals
1995 Peoria Chiefs Midwest League 62-72 11th St. Louis Cardinals
1996 Peoria Chiefs Midwest League 79-57 1st St. Louis Cardinals Lost in 1st round
1997 Prince William Cannons Carolina League 69-70 3rd St. Louis Cardinals
1998 St. Petersburg Devil Rays Florida State League 64-75 11th (t) Tampa Bay Devil Rays
1999 St. Petersburg Devil Rays Florida State League 74-63 4th Tampa Bay Devil Rays

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