Shomaker Wins 1,156th Game

John Shoemaker has been a member of the dodgers minor league system as a player, coach, coordinator and manager. He won 396 games at Jacksonville, the most in club history and his 1,156 wins ranks fourth on the all-time managerial charts for the Brooklyn/Los Angeles clubs. He trails only Stan Wasiak (2,015), Clay Bryant (1,338) and Don LeJohn (1,241).

Pedro Mega, who guided the Santo Domingo team, moved into 35th place with 348 wins; Juan Bustabad is 36th with 281 and after only two seasons Lorenzo Bundy is 73rd with 141 victories.

A number of former major league managers got their experience in the Dodgers minor league system, including Walter Alston, Terry Collins, Del Crandall, Preston Gomez, Glenn Hoffman, Tommy Holmes, Tim Johnson, Kevin Kennedy, Tommy Lasorda, Danny Ozark, Jerry Royster, Clyde Sukeforth,

Also Duke Snider, Don LeJohn, Max Macon, Ray Hathaway, Bobby Bragan, Pete Reiser, Ron Roenicke, John Shelby, Norm Sherry, Rick Dempsey, Al Campanis, Bill Russell and Mickey Hatcher, who all played for the Dodgers.

Among the 90 managers who won 100 or more games, here are the top winners:


 Career wins—
	       yrs	 won-lost	 pct
Wasiak, Stan	30	2075-1844	.529
Bryant, Clay	16	1338-1203	.527
LeJohn, Don	19	1241-1226	.503
Shoemaker, John	18	1156-1124	.507
Schereger, George 15	1016-925	.523

Rochelli, Lou	12	 848-763	.526
Macon, Max	10	 826-661	.555
Hartsfield, Roy	11	 790-713	.526
Hathaway, Ray	11	 765-803	.488
Crandall, Del	10	 740-554	.572

Alston, Walter	 8	 694-472	.595
Ozark, Danny	 9	 665-648	.506
Mulleavy, Greg	 9	 630-589	.517
Hauser, Joe	 8	 578-388	.598
Hopper, Clay	 6	 549-378	.588

Kennedy, Kevin	 8	 532-373	.588
Collins, Terry	 8	 498-497	.501
Berrier, Bill	11	 496-523	.487
Bivin, James	 6	 492-336	.594
Perry, Ray	 7	 484-475	.505

Lasorda, Tom	 8	 478-367	.566
Alexson, Andy	 7	 464-375	.553
Ebel, Dino	 7	 452-431	.512
Bragan, Bobby	 5	 437-345	.559
Head, Ed	 6	 427-440	.493

33. Royster, Jerry	 5	 362-349	.509
34. Reiser, Pete	 6	 350-339	.508
35. Mega, Pedro	         9	 348-260	.572
44. Bustabad, Juan	 5	 281-238	.541
47. Debus, John	         6	 272-272	.503

48. Roenicke, Ron	 4	 270-223	.548
50. Hoffman, Glenn 	 4	 279-343	.449
58. Sherry, Norm	 3	 207-213	.493
60. Shelby, John	 4	 202-209	.491 
61. Dempsey, Rick	 3	 200-219	.477

65. Campanis, Al	 2	 183-163	.529
73. Bundy, Lorenzo	 2	 141-146	.491
81. Snider, Duke	 3	 144-113	.560
82. Barbary, Travis	 3	 142-136	.511
82. Russell, Bill	 2	 136-150	.476
87. Hatcher, Mickey	 3	 102-119	.462

 Less than 100 wins:
Doug Collins	 1	72-67	.518
John Valentin	 1	68-73	.482
Dave Carter	 1      64-67	.489
Mike Brumley	 1      42-33	.560

  Winning Percentage

     Class AAA—
Pct    manager      city         year    W-L
.712  Del Crandall, Albuquerque, 1981  94-38
Class AA—
.656  Ray Hayworth, Fort Worth, 1946  101-53
Class A—
.679  Duke Snider, Tri City, 1966      57-27
 Short season—
.855  Tony Bautista, Domnican, 1996    59-10

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