Naranjeros de Hermosillo

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Team History[edit]

The Naranjeros de Hermosillo (Orange Growers) have been a winter league powerhouse for decades. Their 16 league titles since the modern era began in 1958 are the most in league history. In 1976, the Orange Growers won the Caribbean Series for the first time; guiding them was legendary manager Benjamin Reyes. The Series MVP was Héctor Espino. They won their second title in 2014, when they were managed by Matt Carrillo and the MVP was Chris Roberson.

Year-by Year Record[edit]

Year Record Manager Playoffs
1952-53 19-37 Virgilio Arteaga
1953-54 39-41 Tomás Arroyo
1954-55 44-36 Tomás Arroyo Runner Up
1955-56 30-26 Tomás Arroyo Champions
1956-57 40-20 Tomás Arroyo Champions
1957-58 23-17 Tomás Arroyo
1958-59 22-14 Virgilio Arteaga Runner Up
1959-60 12-24 Virgilio Arteaga
1960-61 35-19 Virgilio Arteaga Champions
1961-62 39-21 Virgilio Arteaga Champions
1962-63 31-29 Virgilio Arteaga
1963-64 47-33 Leonardo Rodríguez Champions
1964-65 45-35
1965-66 40-44
1966-67 43-41 Orestes Miñoso
1967-68 40-53 Orestes Miñoso / Manuel Magallón
1968-69 31-28
1969-70 34-29
1970-71 56-31 Maury Wills Champions
1971-72 37-36
1972-73 55-31 George Noga Semi Final
1973-74 47-39 Jim Mahoney Semi Final
1974-75 50-32 Maury Wills / Benjamin Reyes Champions
1975-76 49-37 Benjamin Reyes Champions
1976-77 40-25 Benjamin Reyes 1st round
1977-78 45-28 Semi Final
1978-79 36-36 Benjamin Reyes Runner Up
1979-80 51-23 Benjamin Reyes Champions
1980-81 44-41 Benjamin Reyes Runner Up
1981-82 54-36 Tom Harmon Champions
1982-83 33-38 Runner Up
1983-84 38-35 Russ Nixon 1st Round
1984-85 34-38 Russ Nixon Semi Final
1985-86 33-40 Russ Nixon 1st Round
1986-87 36-25 1st Round
1987-88 33-25 Semi Final
1988-89 38-44 Bump Wills / Tim Johnson
1989-90 46-23 Tim Johnson Champions
1990-91 35-32 Tim Johnson 1st Round
1991-92 37-37 Maximino León / Tim Johnson Champions
1992-93 35-32 Tim Johnson
1993-94 37-31 Mario Mendoza / Marv Foley Champions
1994-95 28-28 Marv Foley / Derek Bryant Champions
1995-96 34-24 Derek Bryant Semi Final
1996-97 34-28 Derek Bryant Runner Up
1997-98 27-34 Derek Bryant
1998-99 38-29 Derek Bryant Semi Final
1999-00 38-29 Tim Johnson Runner Up
2000-01 40-28 Derek Bryant Champions
2001-02 37-31 Derek Bryant Semi Final
2002-03 36-30 Derek Bryant 1st Round
2003-04 36-30 Lee Sigman Semi Final
2004-05 28-38 Tom Gamboa / Pat Kelly
2005-06 34-33 Pat Kelly / Lorenzo Bundy Semi Final
2006-07 41-26 Lorenzo Bundy Champions
2007-08 32-36 Lorenzo Bundy / Derek Bryant
2008-09 36-32 Francisco Estrada / Vinny Castilla Semi Final
2009-10 39-29 Homar Rojas Champions
2010-11 38-30 Homar Rojas / Ever Magallanes 1st Round
2011-12 36-32 Ever Magallanes / Bill Plummer 1st Round
2012-13 33-35 Bill Plummer / Homar Rojas 1st Round
2013-14 42-25 Matias Carrillo Champions
2014-15 28-40 Matias Carrillo / Derek Bryant
2015-16 27-40 Delino DeShields / Lorenzo Bundy
2016-17 34-34 Lorenzo Bundy Semi Final
2017-18 33-34 Lorenzo Bundy 1st Round
2018-19 37-31 Bronswell Patrick 1st Round
2019-20 38-27 Vinny Castilla 1st Round

Caribbean Series Appearances[edit]