Jimmie Schaffer

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Jimmie Ronald Schaffer

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Biographical Information[edit]

Jim Schaffer was a Major League coach for 11 seasons. He coached for the Texas Rangers in 1978. He then coached for the Kansas City Royals from 1980 to 1988. Unlike most coaches, Schaffer served under a number of managers during his nine-year stay in Kansas City (Jim Frey, Dick Howser, Mike Ferraro, Billy Gardner, and John Wathan).

Year-by-Year Managerial Record[edit]

Year Team League Record Finish Organization Playoffs
1971 Bluefield Orioles Appalachian League 42-27 1st Baltimore Orioles none League Champs
1972 Lodi Orions California League 67-73 6th Baltimore Orioles
1973 Lodi Lions California League 77-63 1st (t) Baltimore Orioles League Champs
1974 Lodi Orioles California League 61-79 6th (t) Baltimore Orioles
1975 Asheville Orioles Southern League 63-75 6th (t) Baltimore Orioles
1976 Charlotte O's Southern League 74-66 3rd Baltimore Orioles Lost in 1st round
1977 Charlotte O's Southern League 69-71 5th Baltimore Orioles
1979 Tulsa Drillers Texas League 58-75 7th Texas Rangers
1989 Hagerstown Suns Eastern League 67-72 5th Baltimore Orioles

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