Travis Dawkins

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Travis Sentell Dawkins
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Biographical Information[edit]

Travis Dawkins won an Olympic gold medal for the United States in the 2000 Sydney Olympics. Dawkins was the starting shortstop for Team USA in the 1999 Pan American Games. He hit .273 for the tournament. In the semifinal game in which the US clinched a spot in the 2000 Olympics, Dawkins was removed in the 10th inning in favor of Mike Neill. Neill's single off Vicente Palacios scored Marcus Jensen with the run that earned the US a ticket to the Olympics.

In December 2009, Dawkins was suspended for 50 games for a second positive test for a drug of abuse.

Dawkins became a hitting coach with the AZL Reds in 2015, Daytona Tortugas in 2016, and Pensacola Blue Wahoos in 2017. He moved into the manager's seat with the Greeneville Reds in 2018-2019.

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

Year Team League Record Finish Organization Playoffs
2018 Greeneville Reds Appalachian League 28-40 9th Cincinnati Reds
2019 Greeneville Reds Appalachian League 26-41 10th Cincinnati Reds
2021 Daytona Tortugas Low-A Southeast 60-60 6th Cincinnati Reds
2022 Daytona Tortugas Florida State League Cincinnati Reds

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