Stan Hough

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Biographical Information[edit]

C/OF Stan Hough was drafted by the New York Mets in the 2nd round of the January 1974 amateur draft. He played in the minor leagues from 1974 to 1985 in the Mets (1974-1980) and Houston Astros (1981-1985) chains. He reached AAA for 28 games in 1979 (.157/.231/.229), with the Tidewater Tides, and appeared in 6 games at the level in 1985 (.154/.154/.154), with the Tucson Toros.

Hough's first coaching experience was as a player/coach with the Daytona Beach Astros of the Astros organization in 1983-1984. He then coached the Tucson Toros in 1985, when he made his final appearances as a player, and the Osceola Astros in 1986. His first manager's job came in 1987 when he led the Texas Rangers' GCL Rangers. Following a long hiatus, he returned to managing a decade later, with the Waterbury Spirit of the independent Northeast League in 1997. Hough also coached the Tulsa Drillers in 1988, Oklahoma City 89ers in 1989-1991, Clinton Lumber Kings in 2002, and Fort Worth Cats in 2005.

Year-By-Year Minor League Managerial Record[edit]

Year Team League Record Finish Organization Playoffs
1987 GCL Rangers Gulf Coast League 23-39 8th Texas Rangers
1997 Waterbury Spirit Northeast League 46-37 2nd Independent Leagues Lost in 1st round
1998 Waterbury Spirit Northeast League 42-42 4th Independent Leagues Lost in 1st round
1999 Greensboro Bats South Atlantic League 77-64 3rd New York Yankees Lost in 1st round
2000 Greensboro Bats South Atlantic League 56-81 12th (t) New York Yankees
2001 Ottawa Lynx International League 68-76 7th (t) Montreal Expos
2003 Delmarva Shorebirds South Atlantic League 67-71 10th Baltimore Orioles
2006 Fort Worth Cats American Association 56-39 2nd Independent League League Champs
2007 Fort Worth Cats American Association 53-40 4th Independent League League Champs

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