Tag: Manager of the Year

Burke Named AEL’s Best Skipper for 2017

Brendan Burke was a rookie GM and manager of the Jacksonville Ravens when he was taken on prior to the opening of the 2017 season, but the Ravens fans and ownership were glad they found him.

Burke was named AEL Manager of the Year after a fantastic 57-43 finish that included a 14th playoff appearance for the team, one that saw them meet the ultimately successful Calgary Inferno in the AEL Championship Series. Continue reading “Burke Named AEL’s Best Skipper for 2017”

Ellis Wins Manager of the Year for 2017

Rookie GM/Manager Scott Ellis won the Lake League’s Manager of the Year Award for the 2017 season, following a highly successful 56-44 record, good enough for a second place finish and a wildcard entry into the playoffs.

Boston was swept 3-0 by Montreal, but that didn’t stop Ellis from being selected manager of the United States team for the Summer College Tournament for one of their three games, and then later the manager of team Australia during the World Cup of Baseball, where the team was 3-3 under his tutelage.