Tom Beyers

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Thomas James Beyers

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Biographical Information[edit]

Outfielder Tom Beyers was drafted in the 15th round of the 1979 amateur draft by the Los Angeles Dodgers. Beyers played in the Dodgers chain from 1979 to 1983. He played for the Clinton Dodgers in 1979 and the San Antonio Dodgers from 1980 to 1983. Beyers did get one game at AAA Albuquerque in 1983, going 2-5 with a home run.

After retiring in 1983, Beyers spent sixteen years coaching and managing in the Los Angeles Dodgers organization. He was the hitting coach for the GCL Dodgers (1984-1986) and Vero Beach Dodgers (1987). He was the manager of the Salem Dodgers (1988-1989) and Bakersfield Dodgers (1990-1992). He was the hitting coach for the Albuquerque Dukes (1993) and manager of the San Antonio Missions (1994). Finally he was the minor league hitting coordinator from 1995 to 1999.

Beyers joined the Chicago Cubs in 2000 as hitting coach of the Eugene Emeralds. Beyers coached the Boise Hawks in 2001-2003 and 2005 and managed the club in 2004. In 2006 he was the hitting coach of the West Tenn Diamond Jaxx and in 2007 he returned to manage Boise again and coached Boise once again in 2008. In 2009-2010 Beyers was a coach for the Tennessee Smokies. In 2011 he was the Cubs' minor league hitting cordinator and in 2012 the hitting coordinator for their short-season affiliates. Beyers was a coach for the Kane County Cougars in 2013-2014.

Year-By-Year Minor League Managerial Record[edit]

Year Team League Record Finish Organization Playoffs
1988 Salem Dodgers Northwest League 43-33 2nd Los Angeles Dodgers
1989 Salem Dodgers Northwest League 41-35 4th Los Angeles Dodgers
1990 Bakersfield Dodgers California League 80-62 3rd Los Angeles Dodgers Lost League Finals
1991 Bakersfield Dodgers California League 85-51 2nd Los Angeles Dodgers Lost in 1st round
1992 Bakersfield Dodgers California League 68-68 7th Los Angeles Dodgers
1994 San Antonio Missions Texas League 62-74 6th Los Angeles Dodgers
2004 Boise Hawks Northwest League 42-34 1st (t) Chicago Cubs League Champs
2007 Boise Hawks Northwest League 37-39 3rd (t) Chicago Cubs
2008 Boise Hawks Northwest League 43-33 2nd Chicago Cubs

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