Robert Joseph Harrison
- Bats Left, Throws Right
- Height 6' 5", Weight 215 lb.
- School Arizona State University
- High School Millikan High School
R.J. Harrison was drafted in the 23rd round of the 1975 amateur draft. He played two seasons as a catcher then converted to pitching and played 3 more seasons. After retiring, Harrison scouted for the Seattle Mariners in 1979-1980.
After managing in the minors for 6 seasons, Harrison was a scout for the Mariners (1988-1990), California Angels (1991), New York Mets (1992-1993), Anaheim Angels (1994), and the Tampa Bay Devil Rays from 1995 to 2004, was assistant scouting director in 2005 and has been director of scouting since 2005 (as of 2013).
Year-by-Year Managerial Record
|1982||Wausau Timbers||Midwest League||55-84||12th||Seattle Mariners|
|1983||Wausau Timbers||Midwest League||55-83||11th||Seattle Mariners|
|1984||Salinas Spurs||California League||66-74||5th (t)||Seattle Mariners|
|1985||Salinas Spurs||California League||89-55||1st||Seattle Mariners||Lost in 1st round|
|1986||Chattanooga Lookouts||Southern League||64-78||10th||Seattle Mariners|
|1987||Fresno Giants||California League||80-63||2nd||San Francisco Giants||League Champs|