Grand Canyon Rafters

From BR Bullpen


The Grand Canyon Rafters were a team in the Arizona Fall League. After playing their debut season at Grand Canyon College they moved to Tempe, AZ, changing their name to the Tempe Rafters. In 1997 Tempe moved to Scottsdale, AZ and revived the "Grand Canyon Rafters" name. The Rafters moved to Surprise, AZ in 2005 but kept the "Grand Canyon" name until 2007 when they became the Surprise Rafters.

Year-by-Year Record[edit]

Year Record Manager Post Season
1992 26-27 Grady Little
1997 29-16 Paul Runge Runner Up
1998 26-18 Gerald Perry Runner Up
1999 17-27 Tom Nieto
2000 20-21 Butch Wynegar Champions
2001 26-15 Gary Jones Runner Up
2002 20-23 Lenn Sakata
2003 13-19 Andy Stankiewicz
2004 18-17 Bruce Fields
2005 16-16 Ken Oberkfell
2006 17-15 Stu Cole Runner Up