Joe Strain

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Joseph Allan Strain

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Joe Strain was on Team USA in the 1975 Pan American Games, winning the Silver Medal. He started out in the minors hitting .333 for Great Falls in 1976, and followed that up with a .338 batting average for Fresno in 1977. He hit around .300 for Phoenix in each of 1978-79. In 1982 he hit .293 for Iowa.

He managed for seven years in the Northwest League. He later scouted, signing Sergio Romo.

Year-by-Year Managerial Record[edit]

Year Team League Record Finish Organization Playoffs
1985 Everett Giants Northwest League 40-34 1st (t) San Francisco Giants League Champs
1986 Everett Giants Northwest League 40-34 4th San Francisco Giants
1987 Everett Giants Northwest League 49-26 2nd San Francisco Giants Lost League Finals
1988 Everett Giants Northwest League 42-34 3rd (t) San Francisco Giants
1989 Everett Giants Northwest League 31-44 8th San Francisco Giants
2003 Salem-Keizer Volcanoes Northwest League 43-33 3rd San Francisco Giants
2004 Salem-Keizer Volcanoes Northwest League 37-39 6th San Francisco Giants