Steve McFarland

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Steven William McFarland

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Biographical Information[edit]

Infielder Steve McFarland played in the Pittsburgh Pirates orgnization from 1968 to 1972, reaching as high as the AA Eastern League in his last season.

McFarland was then an assistant coach at his alma mater until 1983 before becoming the head baseball coach at Cal Poly-San Luis Obispo from 1984 to 1993. McFarland has managed two different teams to the National Baseball Congress World Series championship, the Santa Maria Indians in 1982 and the Anchorage Glacier Pilots in 1986.

McFarland moved to the pro ranks as a scout for the Florida Marlins from 1994 to 1998. He also managed the Utica Blue Marlins in 1996. McFarland has been in the Chicago Cubs organization since 1999. He spent 1999 as a coach for the Lansing Lugnuts before managing from 2000 to 2006. McFarland has been a scout for the Cubs since 2005. He signed Aaron Kurcz.

Year-by-Year Managerial Record[edit]

Year Team League Record Finish Organization Playoffs
1996 Utica Blue Marlins New York-Penn League 29-47 13th Florida Marlins
2000 Lansing Lugnuts Midwest League 70-68 8th Chicago Cubs
2001 Boise Hawks Northwest League 52-23 1st Chicago Cubs Lost League Finals
2002 Boise Hawks Northwest League 49-27 1st Chicago Cubs League Champs
2003 Boise Hawks Northwest League 27-49 8th Chicago Cubs
2004 Daytona Cubs Florida State League 70-56 5th Chicago Cubs League Champs
2005 AZL Cubs Arizona League 19-37 9th Chicago Cubs
2006 Boise Hawks Northwest League 44-32 2nd Chicago Cubs Lost League Finals

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