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Phillip Joseph Nevin

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[edit] Biographical Information

Phil Nevin, who played 12 seasons in the big leagues, competed for the United States at the 1992 Barcelona Olympics. He was selected by the Houston Astros with the first overall pick in the 1992 amateur draft.

He made the All-Star team in 2001, a year in which he hit 41 home runs.

Nevin was at California State University, Fullerton at the same time as Frank Charles, Steve Sisco, and Dan Naulty. He was also punter and placekicker on the school's football team.

On May 31, 2006, he was traded to the Chicago Cubs for Jerry Hairston Jr.. He played for three teams that year, hit 22 homers, but it was his last year in the majors.

Nevin managed the Orange County Flyers in 2009, then moved to the Detroit Tigers organization. He was the skipper of the Erie SeaWolves in 2010 and of the Toledo Mud Hens from 2011 to 2013. In 2014, he moved to the Arizona Diamondbacks organization as manager fo the Reno Aces.

He was eligible for election to the Hall of Fame in 2012, but did not receive a single vote.

[edit] Notable Achievements

  • NL All-Star (2001)
  • 20-Home Run Seasons: 5 (1999-2001, 2004 & 2006)
  • 30-Home Run Seasons: 2 (2000 & 2001)
  • 40-Home Run Seasons: 1 (2001)
  • 100 RBI Seasons: 3 (2000, 2001 & 2004)

[edit] Year-by-Year Managerial Record

Year Team League Record Finish Organization Playoffs
2009 Orange County Flyers Golden Baseball League 37-39 6th Independent Leagues
2010 Erie SeaWolves Eastern League 66-76 11th (t) Detroit Tigers
2011 Toledo Mud Hens International League 67-77 11th Detroit Tigers
2012 Toledo Mud Hens International League 60-84 13th Detroit Tigers
2013 Toledo Mud Hens International League 61-83 13th Detroit Tigers
2014 Reno Aces Pacific Coast League Arizona Diamondbacks

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