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James Cory Snyder

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[edit] Biographical Information

Cory Snyder was a member of the United States National Baseball Team at the 1983 Pan American Games and 1984 Olympics. He had a nine year career in the major leagues, showing good power in his early years with the Cleveland Indians. He hit 3 home runs in a game twice, hit 2 home runs in a game 9 times, and had 4 grand slams.

He appeared along with Joe Carter on the cover of Sports Illustrated in 1987. Many people point to this cover as a classic case of the "Sports Illustrated cover jinx". The Indians had a terrible year, going 61-101 despite the bright predictions by Sports Illustrated.

After managing in the independent leagues for 4 seasons, Snyder joined the Seattle Mariners' organization as a coach for the Jackson (TN) Generals in 2011-2013 and Tacoma Rainiers in 2014-2015.

Snyder's father, Jim Snyder, was a minor league infielder for the Milwaukee Braves in 1961-1962.

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[edit] Year-By-Year Managerial Record

Year Team League Record Finish Organization Playoffs
2007 St. George Roadrunners Golden Baseball League 23-53 6th Independent Leagues
2008 St. George Roadrunners Golden Baseball League 43-45 6th Independent Leagues
2009 St. George Roadrunners Golden Baseball League 48-34 2nd Independent Leagues Lost in 1st round
2010 Maui Na Koa Ikaika Golden Baseball League 56-26 1st Independent Leagues Lost League Finals

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