Bobby Magallanes

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Robert Magallanes

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Biographical Information[edit]

Shortstop Bobby Magallanes was drafted out of Bell (CA) High School by the Montreal Expos in the 44th round of the 1987 amateur draft, but didn't sign. He attended Cerritos College (CA) and was drafted in the 50th round of the 1989 amateur draft by the Seattle Mariners. He played for Team USA when they went 1-5 in the 1989 Intercontinental Cup. He played several seasons in the minors, missing 1993 and 1994 due to injuries. He later played for years in the Mexican League, hitting .301 for the Mexico City Tigres in 2000.

Magallanes was a coach for the AZL Angels in 2002 and 2003, and was the manager of the Cedar Rapids Kernels from 2004 to 2006. In 2007, he became skipper of the Arkansas Travelers. Magallanes was a coach for the Lynchburg Hillcats in 2015 AZL Indians in 2016-2017, and Columbus Clippers in 2018. He moved to the Atlanta Braves' chain as hitting coach of the Gwinnett Stripers in 2019.

He is the younger brother of Ever Magallanes, whom he replaced as manager of the Birmingham Barons in 2011. He then coached for the Mexican national team his brother managed in the 2014 Central American and Caribbean Games. He also coached for Mexico in the 2017 World Baseball Classic Qualifiers.

Year-By-Year Minor League Managerial Record[edit]

Year Team League Record Finish Organization Playoffs
2004 Cedar Rapids Kernels Midwest League 75-65 4th (t) Anaheim Angels Lost in 1st round
2005 Cedar Rapids Kernels Midwest League 65-75 11th (t) Los Angeles Angels
2006 Cedar Rapids Kernels Midwest League 65-74 10th Los Angeles Angels
2007 Arkansas Travelers Texas League 65-75 7th Los Angeles Angels
2008 Arkansas Travelers Texas League 62-78 6th Los Angeles Angels League Champs
2009 Arkansas Travelers Texas League 61-79 7th (t) Los Angeles Angels
2010 Arkansas Travelers Texas League 55-85 8th Los Angeles Angels
2011 Birmingham Barons Southern League 71-69 4th Chicago White Sox Lost in 1st round
2012 Birmingham Barons Southern League 63-76 9th Chicago White Sox

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