Derek Bryant

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Derek Roszell Bryant

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Biographical Information[edit]

Derek Bryant and Rickey Henderson were both rookie left fielders on the 1979 Oakland Athletics.

He has managed the Monterrey Sultans (1988, 1995-1998, 2001), High Desert Mavericks (1999), Monclova Steelers (2003) and Saltillo Saraperos (2004).

He hit .342 for the Ogden A's in 1980.

On May 14, 1985, Bryant became the first Mexican League player to hit 4 home runs in a game. He since has been matched by Roy Johnson, Miguel Ojeda, Ricardo Sáenz and Jorge Vázquez. In 2010, Bryant was voted into the Salón de la Fama alongside three other players - Armando Reynoso, Gerardo Sánchez and Alonso Téllez. The last American inducted prior to Bryant was Ralph Garcia in 2005.

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

Year Team League Record Finish Organization Playoffs Notes
1988 Monterrey Sultans Mexican League none
1995 Monterrey Sultans Mexican League 65-49 3rd none League Champs
1996 Monterrey Sultans Mexican League 82-33 1st none League Champs
1997 Monterrey Sultans Mexican League 68-52 3rd none Lost in 1st round
1998 Monterrey Sultans Mexican League 80-39 1st none Lost in 2nd round
1999 High Desert Mavericks California League 68-73 6th Arizona Diamondbacks Lost in 1st round
2001 Monterrey Sultans Mexican League 68-53 6th (t) none Lost in 2nd round
2002 Monterrey Sultans Mexican League none replaced by Dan Firova
2003 Monclova Acereros Mexican League 49-59 11th (t) none
2004 Saltillo Saraperos Mexican League 63-34 1st (t) none Lost League Finals
2005 Saltillo Saraperos Mexican League 63-47 3rd none Lost League Finals
2006 Saltillo Saraperos Mexican League 62-45 5th none Lost in 2nd round
2007 Saltillo Saraperos Mexican League 68-40 3rd none Lost in 2nd round
2009 Vaqueros Laguna Mexican League 55-51 9th none
2010 Vaqueros Laguna Mexican League -- none replaced by Adulfo Camacho
2011 Tabasco Olmecas Mexican League none replaced by Raul Cano
2012 Saltillo Saraperos Mexican League 59-50 5th (t) none Lost in 1st round
2015 Monterrey Sultans Mexican League -- none replaced by Antonio Aguilera

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