Burlington, Iowa



Team Names
Burlington Bees, 1962-81
Burlington Rangers, 1982-85
Burlington Expos, 1986-87
Burlington Braves, 1988-90
Burlington Astros, 1991-92
Burlington Bees, 1993-present

Affiliations
Pittsburgh Pirates, 1962
Kansas City Athletics, 1963-67
Oakland Athletics, 1968-74
Milwaukee Brewers, 1975-81
Texas Rangers, 1982-85
Montreal Expos, 1986-87 (1986 team included 10 players assigned by the Kansas City Royals)
Altanta Braves, 1988-90
Houston Astros, 1991-92
Montreal Expos, 1993-94
San Francisco Giants, 1995-96
Cincinnati Reds, 1997-98
Chicago White Sox, 1999-2000
Kansas City Royals, 2001-2010
Oakland Athletics, 2011-2012
Anaheim Angels, 2013-2018

Joined in 1962 from the Three I League

Community Field

Midwest League Champions, 1965, 1977, 1999, 2008

All Time Roster
By The Numbers
Transactions
Attendence

Year Affiliation W L PCT GB Manager Attendence
2017 Anaheim 60 79 .432 19.5 Adam Melhuse 67,044 Stats Box scores
2016 Anaheim 68 72 .486 18 Adam Melhuse 75,429 Stats Box scores
2015 Anaheim 63 76 .550 12 Chad Tracy 66,867 Stats Box scores
2014 Anaheim 68 71 .489 22.5 Bill Richardson 70,649 Stats Boxscores
2013 Anaheim 56 78 .418 30 Jamie Burke 62,932 Stats Box scores
2012 Oakland 67 72 .482 11 Aaron Nieckula 58,195 Stats Box scores
2011 Oakland 76 62 .551 6 Aaron Nieckula 54,284 Stats Box scores
2010 Kansas City 46 90 .338 42.5 Jim Gabella 60,508 Stats Box scores
2009 Kansas Ciy 64 75 .460 29.5 Jim Gabella 64,499 Stats Box scores
2008 Kansas City 73 65 .529 5.5 Brian Rupp 68,313 Stats Box scores
2007 Kansas City 61 77 .442 21 Jim Gabella 66,857 Stats Box scores
2006 Kansas City 64 73 .467 25 Jim Gabella 65,190 Stats Box scores
2005 Kansas City 65 75 .464 19 Jim Gabella 70,807 Stats Box scores
2004 Kansas City 56 84 .400 27.5 Jim Gabella 62,976 Stats
2003 Kansas City 64 74 .464 15.5 Joe Szekely 59,427 Stats
2002 Kansas City 68 71 .489 7.5 Joe Szekely 58,511 Stats
2001 Kansas City 55 79 .410 31 Joe Szekely 54,564 Stats
2000 Chicago (AL) 51 88 .367 36.5 Jerry Terrell 56,539 Stats
1999 Chicago (AL) 71 68 .511 8 Nick Capra 66,178 Stats
1998 Cincinnati 63 77 .450 20 Phil Wellman 60,492 Stats
1997 Cincinnati 72 68 .514 24.5 Phil Wellman 52,152 Stats
1996 San Francisco 65 73 .471 15 Glenn Tufts 52,726 Stats
1995 San Francisco 54 81 .400 32 Mike Hart 69,412 Stats
1994 Montreal 55 82 .401 33 Lorenzo Bundy 83,927 Stats
1993 Montreal 64 71 .474 16.5 Lorenzo Bundy 77,492 Stats
1992 Houston 47 89 .346 43.5 Steve Curry 69,679 Stats
1991 Houston 67 70 .489 13 Tim Tolman 81,811 Stats
1990 Atlanta 78 59 .569 11.5 Jim Saul 81,230 Stats
1989 Atlanta 60 77 .438 27.5 Jim Saul 82,936 Stats
1988 Atlanta 60 80 .429 27 Grady Little/Rick Albert 78,308 Stats
1987 Montreal 62 75 .453 30.5 J.R. Miner 71,098 Stats
1986 Montreal 69 71 .493 18 J.R. Miner 68,457 Stats
1985 Texas 50 88 .362 24 Mike Bucci 64,763 Stats
1984 Texas 51 88 .367 37.5 Rudy Jaramillo 60,528 Stats
1983 Texas 71 68 .511 9 Orlando Gomez 49,828 Stats
1982 Texas 63 75 .457 15.5 Marty Scott 59,292 Stats
1981 Milwaukee 54 81 .400 31.5 Terry Bevington 62,127 Stats
1980 Milwaukee 70 72 .493 5.5 Duane Espy 51,486 Stats
1979 Milwaukee 53 83 .390 25.5 Duane Espy 55,001 Stats
1978 Milwaukee 69 69 .500 - Lee Sigman 59,218 Stats
1977 Milwaukee 71 68 .511 8.5 Denis Menke 49,608 Stats
1976 Milwaukee 68 61 .527 9 Matt Galante 46,675 Stats
1975 Milwaukee 64 66 .492 16.5 Matt Galante 46,948 Stats
1974 Oakland 61 59 .508 2.5 Rene Lachemann 46,639 Stats
1973 Oakland 54 64 .458 9.5 Rene Lachemann 45,801 Stats
1972 Oakland 65 63 .508 9.5 Harry Bright 46,496 Stats
1971 Oakland 71 50 ,587 - Harry Bright 44,056 Stats
1970 Oakland 56 68 .452 17.5 Roy Sievers 35,017 Stats
1969 Oakland 58 66 .468 25.5 Roy Sievers 31,150 Stats
1968 Oakland 48 68 .414 20.5 Jim Hughes 40,097 Stats
1967 Kansas City 56 59 .487 14 Albert Ronning 38,137 Stats
1966 Kansas City 77 48 .616 6 Albert Ronning 55,023 Stats
1965 Kansas City 82 40 .672 - Gus Niarhos 60,925 Stats
1964 Kansas City 63 59 .516 17 William Robertson 64,491 Stats
1963 Kansas City 72 52 .581 11 Grady Wilson 70,902 Stats
1962 Pittsburgh 44 79 .358 29 James Adlam 33,037 Stats
53 3312 3769 .468 3,147,394

1986-Kansas City supplied 10 players

Awards
1965, Gus Niarhos (Manager of the Year)
1966, Al Ronning (Manager of the Year)
1977, Paul Molitor (Most Valuable Player
1977, Denis Menke (Manager of the Year)
1978, Bill Foley (Most Valuable Player)
1989, Tom Redington (Most Valuable Player)
1995, Jesse Ibarra (Most Valuable Player)

Post Season
Year Round Result
1965 N Won Both Halves
1977 1 Burlington d Cedar Rapids, 1-0
2 Burlington d Waterloo, 2-0
1978 1 Burlington d Quad City, 2-0
2 Appleton d Burlington, 2-1
1980 1 Quad City d Burlington, 2-1
1991 1 Clinton d Burlington, 2-0
1997 1 Cedar Rapids d Burlington, 2-0
1999 1 Burlington d Clinton, 2-1
2 Burlington d Kane County, 2-1
3 Burlington d Wisconsin, 3-2
2008 1 Burlington d Kane County, 2-0
2 Burlington d Cedar Rapids, 2-0
3 Burlington d South Bend, 2-0
2009 1 Burlington d Kane County, 2-0
2 Burlington d Cedar Rapids, 2-1
3 Fort Wayne d Burlington, 3-0
2012 1 Wisconsin d Burlington, 2-1
2014 1 Cedar Rapids d Burlington, 2-1


Officers
Year President General Manager
Burlington Baseball Association, Inc
1965 Otto Paulsen Art Parrack
1975 Rollard Richardson Dennis Kamradt
1976 Ollie Richardson Steve Peters
1977 Ed Larson Dave Hersh
1979 Ed Larson Merle Miller
1980 Dick O'Daniels Rich Bach
1981 Dick O'Daniels Lawrence Avery
1982 Ollie Richardson Lawrence Avery
1983 Ollie Richardson George Willis
1984 Paul Mellott Paul Marshall
1985 Paul Mellott Paul Marshall
1986 Paul Mellott Paul Marshall
1987 Paul Mellott Paul Marshall
Burlington Baseball Club, Inc
1988 Paul Mellott Paul Marshall
1989 Dave Walker Paul Marshall
1990 Dave Walker Paul Marshall
1991 Dave Walker Paul Marshall
1992 Dave Walker Paul Marshall
1993 Dave Walker Chris Holvoet
1994 Dave Walker Ryan Richeal
1995 Dave Walker Ryan Richeal
Burlington Baseball Association, Inc
1996 Dave Walker Chuck Heeman
1997 Dave Walker Chuck Heeman/Kent Harman
1998 Dave Walekr Kyle Fisher
1999 Dave Walker Dan Vaughn
2000 Dave Walker Chuck Brockett
2001 Dave Walker Chuck Brockett
2002 Dave Walker Chuck Brockett
2003 Dave Walker Chuck Brockett
2004 Dave Walker Chuck Brockett
2005 Dave Walker Chuck Brockett
2006 Dave Walker Chuck Brockett
2007 Dave Walker Chuck Brockett
2008 Dave Walker Chuck Brockett
2009 Dave Walker Chuck Brockett
2010 Dave Walker Chuck Brockett
2011 Dave Walker Chuck Brockett
2012 Dave Walker Chuck Brockett
2013 Dave Walker Chuck Brockett

Year Manager Pitching Coach Hitting Coach
1962 James Adlam
1963 Grady Wilson
1964 William Robertson
1965 Gus Niarhos
1966 Albert Ronning
1967 Albert Ronning
1968 Jim Hughes
1969 Roy Sievers
1970 Roy Sievers
1971 Harry Bright
1972 Harry Bright
1973 Rene Lachemann
1974 Rene Lachemann
1975 Matt Galante
1976 Matt Galante
1977 Denis Menke
1978 Lee Sigman
1979 Duane Espy
1980 Duane Espy
1981 Terry Bevington
1982 Marty Scott
1983 Orlando Gomez Greg Jemison
1984 Rudy Jaramillo Steve Nielsen
1985 Mike Bucci Steve Nielsen
1986 J.R. Miner Juan Jimenez
1987 J.R. Miner Buzz Capra Bob Pate
1988 Grady Little/ Rick Albert Jack Aker
1989 Jim Saul Doc Estes Ross Grimsley Jr.
1990 Jim Saul Eddie Watt Phil Wellman
1991 Tim Tolman Jim Hickey Rick Peters
1992 Steve Curry Ricardo Aponte Rick Peters
1993 Lorenzo Bundy Jeff Fischer
1994 Lorenzo Bundy Jeff Fischer Steve Alonzo
1995 Mike Hart Keith Comstock Mickey Brantley
1996 Glenn Tufts Keith Comstock Juan Lopez
1997 Phillip Wellman Derek Bothelho
1998 Phillip Wellman Derek Bothelho
1999 Nick Capra J.R. Perdew Daryl Boston
2000 Jerry Terrell J.R. Perdew Gregg Ritchie/ Orsino Hill
2001 Joe Szekely Jose Bautista Terry Bradshaw
2002 Joe Szekely Jose Bautista Patrick Anderson/ Ty Gainey
2003 Joe Szekely Tom Burgmeier Patrick Anderson
2004 Jim Gabella Tom Burgmeier Patrick Anderson
2005 Jim Gabella Tom Burgmeier Patrick Anderson
2006 Jim Gabella Steve Luebber Patrick Anderson
2007 Jim Gabella Bob St. Pierre Ryan Long
2008 Brian Rupp Doug Henry Ryan Long
2009 Jim Gabella Jerry Nyman Omar Ramirez
2010 Jim Gabella Jerry Nyman Omar Ramirez
2011 Aaron Nieckula Jimmy Escalante Haas Pratt
2012 Aaron Nieckula John Wasdin Haas Pratt
2013 Jamie Burke Trevor Wilson Nathan Haynes
2014 Bill Richardson Ethan Katz Nathan Haynes
2015 Chad Tracy Ethan Katz Ryan Barba
2016 Adam Melhuse Jairo Cuevas Buck Coats Matt Spring
2017 Adam Melhuse Jairo Cuevas Travis Adair

Broadcasters
2014-2017-Michael Broskowski
2013-Brandon Marcus
2012-John Rodgers
2011-John Versteeg
2010-Nick Devlin
2009-Matt Pauley
1999-2008 Randy Wehofer
1998-Dan Vaughn
1997-Doug Greenwald/ Jim Nolan
1996-Tom Barket
1988-Wayne Coy
1985, none