Bobby Dews

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Robert Walter Dews

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Biographical Information[edit]

Bobby Dews was a member of the Atlanta Braves organization for more than 30 years. He became the team's bullpen coach in 1979, then was third base coach in 1980 and 1981, under manager Bobby Cox. After managing in the minors for a few season, he returned as Atlanta's first base coach in 1985, then again in 1997, with Cox back at the helm. He moved to bullpen coach in 1999 and stayed on until the end of the 2006 season.

As a player, he was an infielder in the St. Louis Cardinals organization from 1960 to 1968. His father Bobby Dews Sr. was a minor league player for many years.

Year-by-Year Managerial Record[edit]

Year Team League Record Finish Organization Playoffs Notes
1969 Lewiston Broncs Northwest League 30-49 4th St. Louis Cardinals none
1971 Cedar Rapids Cardinals Midwest League 67-53 3rd St. Louis Cardinals
1972 GCL Cardinals Gulf Coast League 27-32 5th St. Louis Cardinals none
1973 Modesto Reds California League 60-80 8th St. Louis Cardinals
1974 GCL Cardinals Gulf Coast League 5th St. Louis Cardinals none Co-managed w/ Tom Burgess
1975 Greenwood Braves Western Carolinas League 62-79 3rd Atlanta Braves none
1976 Kingsport Braves Appalachian League 25-42 2nd Atlanta Braves none
1977 Greenwood Braves Western Carolinas League 75-64 3rd Atlanta Braves Lost League Finals
1978 Savannah Braves Southern League 72-72 4th Atlanta Braves Lost League Finals
1982 Durham Bulls Carolina League 80-56 3rd Atlanta Braves
1983 Savannah Braves Southern League 81-64 3rd Atlanta Braves Lost in 1st round
1984 Greenville Braves Southern League 57-43 -- Atlanta Braves -- replaced by Leo Mazzone (23-18) on July 21
Richmond Braves International League 6th Atlanta Braves replaced Eddie Haas on July 21

Further Reading[edit]

  • Mark Bowman: "Longtime Braves coach, administrator Dews passes away",, December 27, 2015. [1]

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