Richard Leo Gedman Jr.
- Bats Left, Throws Right
- Height 6' 0", Weight 215 lb.
- High School St. Peter-Marian High School
- Debut September 7, 1980
- Final Game October 4, 1992
- Born September 26, 1959 in Worcester, MA USA
From 2005 to 2010, Gedman was the manager of the Worcester Tornadoes of the independent Can-Am Association. In 2011 he became a coach for the Lowell Spinners. Gedman was a coach for the Salem Red Sox in 2012, Portland Sea Dogs in 2013-2014 and Pawtucket Red Sox in 2015-2017.
As a Little Leaguer, he was a pitcher, catcher and shortstop. He was a two-time little league All-Star pick.
His son, Matt Gedman, played in the Boston Red Sox minor league system. Another son, Mike Gedman, played for the Worcester Tornadoes in 2011. His wife Sherry pitched for the University of Connecticut softball team, throwing two no-hitters and finishing with a 0.57 career ERA.
- 2-time AL All-Star (1985 & 1986)
- 20-Home Run Seasons: 1 (1984)
Year-By-Year Minor League Managerial Record
|2005||Worcester Tornadoes||Can-Am Association||50-42||3rd (t)||Independent Leagues||League Champs|
|2006||Worcester Tornadoes||Can-Am Association||41-49||8th||Independent Leagues|
|2007||Worcester Tornadoes||Can-Am Association||43-51||8th||Independent Leagues|
|2008||Worcester Tornadoes||Can-Am Association||53-41||2nd||Independent Leagues||Lost in 1st round|
|2009||Worcester Tornadoes||Can-Am Association||43-50||4th||Independent Leagues||Lost in finals|
|2010||Worcester Tornadoes||Can-Am Association||42-51||5th||Independent Leagues|
- Tyler Ash: "Rich Gedman", in Bill Nowlin and Leslie Heaphy, ed.: The 1986 Boston Red Sox: There Was More Than Game 6, SABR, Phoenix, AZ, 2016. pp. 83-86. ISBN 978-1-943816-19-4