Tom Trebelhorn

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Thomas Lynn Trebelhorn

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Biographical Information[edit]

Catcher/infielder Tom Trebelhorn was the third of seven players drafted by the Bend Rainbows in the 1970 amateur draft. He played five seasons of minor league baseball from 1970 to 1974.

Trebelhorn was a player/coach for the Lewiston Broncs in 1974 and began 1975 as a coach for the Modesto A's until getting his first managing job with the Boise A's. He was a coach for the Portland Beavers in 1978 and manager of the Batavia Trojans in 1979 in the Cleveland Indians' chain. In 1980-1982 he was again a coach for Portland, this time in the Pittsburgh Pirates' chain. After several years as a minor league coach and manager, he joined the Milwaukee Brewers coaching staff in 1984. He later managed the Brewers from 1986 to 1991 and the Chicago Cubs in 1994. From 2001 to 2007 he was a Baltimore Orioles coach. Trebelhorn was a fundamentals coach for the AZL Giants Orange in 2018.

His son, Robbie Trebelhorn, coached in professional baseball as well.

Preceded by
George Bamberger
Milwaukee Brewers Manager
Succeeded by
Phil Garner
Preceded by
Jim Lefebvre
Chicago Cubs Manager
Succeeded by
Jim Riggleman

Year-By-Year Managerial Record[edit]

Year Team League Record Finish Organization Playoffs Notes
1975 Boise A's Northwest League 39-39 4th Oakland Athletics
1976 Boise A's Northwest League 33-38 5th Oakland Athletics
1977 Modesto A's California League 53-87 6th Oakland Athletics
1979 Batavia Trojans New York-Penn League 37-34 4th Cleveland Indians
1982 Portland Beavers Pacific Coast League 20-24 8th Pittsburgh Pirates Lost League Finals replaced Jim Saul (45-55) July 20
1983 Hawaii Islanders Pacific Coast League 72-71 5th Pittsburgh Pirates
1985 Vancouver Canadians Pacific Coast League 79-64 3rd Milwaukee Brewers League Champs
1986 Milwaukee Brewers American League 6-3 6th Milwaukee Brewers replaced George Bamberger (71-81) on September 26
1987 Milwaukee Brewers American League 91-71 3rd Milwaukee Brewers
1988 Milwaukee Brewers American League 87-75 3rd (t) Milwaukee Brewers
1989 Milwaukee Brewers American League 81-81 4th Milwaukee Brewers
1990 Milwaukee Brewers American League 74-88 6th Milwaukee Brewers
1991 Milwaukee Brewers American League 83-79 4th Milwaukee Brewers
1994 Chicago Cubs National League 49-64 5th Chicago Cubs
1995 Tri-City Posse Western League 45-46 4th Independent Leagues Lost League Finals
2008 Salem-Keizer Volcanoes Northwest League 40-36 3rd (t) San Francisco Giants Lost League Finals
2009 Salem-Keizer Volcanoes Northwest League 49-27 1st San Francisco Giants League Champs
2010 Salem-Keizer Volcanoes Northwest League 31-45 7th San Francisco Giants
2011 Salem-Keizer Volcanoes Northwest League 34-42 7th San Francisco Giants
2012 Salem-Keizer Volcanoes Northwest League 32-44 6th (t) San Francisco Giants

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