Randall Keith Champion
- Bats Both, Throws Right
- Height 5' 10", Weight 175 lb.
- School Southwest Missouri State University
Catcher Keith Champion played in the St. Louis Cardinals organization from 1982 to 1984, hitting .214 in 143 games and never advancing past A ball. After his playing career, he was a coach for the Savannah Cardinals in 1985, Springfield Cardinals in 1986, Arkansas Travelers in 1987, and managed in the minors from 1988 to 1994.
Champion was an advance scout for the Chicago Cubs from 1995 to 1999, and a Special Assistant to the General Manager from 2000 to 2006. He was then a scout for the Boston Red Sox in 2007-2008 and in 2009 is a Special Assistant to the General Manager for the Pittsburgh Pirates. He is now (2011) a major league scout for the Pirates.
Year-By-Year Minor League Managerial Record
|1988||Savannah Cardinals||South Atlantic League||68-67||6th||St. Louis Cardinals|
|1989||Savannah Cardinals||South Atlantic League||69-70||7th||St. Louis Cardinals|
|1990||Springfield Cardinals||Midwest League||63-76||9th||St. Louis Cardinals|
|1991||AZL Cardinals||Arizona League||29-30||5th||St. Louis Cardinals|
|1992||Waterloo Diamonds||Midwest League||59-78||12th||San Diego Padres|
|1993||Rancho Cucamonga Quakes||California League||64-72||6th||San Diego Padres|
|1994||Wichita Wranglers||Texas League||54-82||8th||San Diego Padres|