Winston-Salem Spirits

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The Spirits had previously been the Winston-Salem Red Sox 1961-1983. The team became the Winston-Salem Warthogs in 1995. The movie Bull Durham (1988) featured the Spirits as a Durham Bulls opponent.

Year-by-Year Record[edit]

Year Record Finish Manager Playoffs Pitching Coach
1984 58-82 8th Bill Slack
1985 58-81 8th Cal Emery Rick Kranitz
1986 82-56 2nd Jim Essian League Champs Rick Kranitz
1987 72-68 3rd (t) Jay Loviglio Lost in 1st round Glenn Gregson
1988 73-67 5th Jay Loviglio Joe Housey
1989 64-71 6th Jay Loviglio Joe Housey
1990 86-54 2nd Brad Mills Bill Earley
1991 83-57 2nd Brad Mills Bill Earley
1992 66-73 7th Bill Hayes Lester Strode
1993 72-68 4th Mark Berry League Champs Derek Botelho
1994 67-70 4th Mark Berry Lost League Finals Derek Botelho