Jim Gabella

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James G. Gabella

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Biographical Information[edit]

2B Jim Gabella was drafted in the 10th round of the 1976 amateur draft by the Chicago White Sox. He played four years in the low minors.

Gabella was apparently a high school and junior college coach from 1981 to 1985. He was the head coach at Broward Community College in 1984-1985. He then scouted for the Milwaukee Brewers from 1986 to 1988. In 1991, he coached the Colorado Springs Sky Sox and in 1992 coached the Canton-Akron Indians. Gabella moved to the Montreal Expos for two years, scouting and managing in 1995-1996. He returned to the Cleveland Indians as a scout from 1997 to 2003. He signed Gary Sheffield and Matt Whitney. He has been a scout for the Giants since 2014.

Gabella's son Cody Gabella has played and coached in the minors.

Year-by-Year Managerial Record[edit]

Year Team League Record Finish Organization Playoffs Notes
1989 Burlington Indians Appalachian League 31-37 7th Cleveland Indians
1990 Watertown Indians New York-Penn League 43-34 4th (t) Cleveland Indians
1991 Watertown Indians New York-Penn League 22-34 14th Cleveland Indians replaced Gary Tuck (5-16) on July 9
1993 Burlington Indians Appalachian League 44-24 1st (t) Cleveland Indians League Champs
1994 Burlington Indians Appalachian League 23-42 8th Cleveland Indians
1995 Vermont Expos New York-Penn League 49-27 1st Montreal Expos Lost League Finals
1996 GCL Expos Gulf Coast League 41-18 1st Montreal Expos Lost in 1st round
2004 Burlington Bees Midwest League 56-84 13th Kansas City Royals
2005 Burlington Bees Midwest League 65-75 11th (t) Kansas City Royals
2006 Burlington Bees Midwest League 64-73 11th Kansas City Royals
2007 Burlington Bees Midwest League 61-77 11th Kansas City Royals
2008 Idaho Falls Chukars Pioneer League 33-43 7th Kansas City Royals
2009 Burlington Bees Midwest League 64-75 8th Kansas City Royals Lost League Finals
2010 Burlington Bees Midwest League 46-90 16th Kansas City Royals
2011 AZL Padres Arizona League 23-33 10th San Diego Padres
2012 AZL Padres Arizona League 16-40 13th San Diego Padres
2013 Eugene Emeralds Northwest League 27-49 8th San Diego Padres

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