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Encyclopedia > Clearwater Threshers
Clearwater Threshers
Founded in 1985
Clearwater, Florida

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  • Class A (Advanced)
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  • Clearwater Threshers (2004-present)
  • Clearwater Phillies (1985-2003)
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Division titles 2007
Owner(s)/Operated By: Philadelphia Phillies
Manager: Dave Huppert
General Manager: John Timberlake

The Clearwater Threshers are a Florida State League baseball team based in Clearwater, Florida. Since the 2004 season, the team has played in the West Division of the Florida State League, and is the high-A affiliate of the Philadelphia Phillies. The Threshers play their home games at Bright House Networks Field. Opened in 2004, the ballpark seats more than 7,000 fans. A single-game attendance record of 8,906 was set on July 3, 2007. Before 2004, they were known as the Clearwater Phillies, and played at Jack Russell Stadium. This article is currently under construction // This year in baseball Events January 7 - Outfielder Lou Brock and knuckleballer Hoyt Wilhelm are elected to the Hall of Fame by the Baseball Writers Association of America. ... Clearwater is a city located in central Pinellas County, Florida, USA, nearly due west of Tampa. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links Blank. ... The Florida State League is a minor league baseball league which operates in the state of Florida. ... Major league affiliations National League (1883–present) East Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1, 14, 20, 32, 36, 42 Name Philadelphia Phillies (1884–present) Philadelphia Quakers (1883-1889) (Also referred to as Blue Jays 1943-1945 despite formal name remaining Phillies) Other nicknames The Phils, The Phightin Phils... Bright House Networks Field is a baseball field located in Clearwater, Florida. ... The Florida State League is a minor league baseball league which operates in the state of Florida. ... Clearwater is a city located in central Pinellas County, Florida, USA, nearly due west of Tampa. ... Year 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Florida State League is a minor league baseball league which operates in the state of Florida. ... Major league affiliations National League (1883–present) East Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1, 14, 20, 32, 36, 42 Name Philadelphia Phillies (1884–present) Philadelphia Quakers (1883-1889) (Also referred to as Blue Jays 1943-1945 despite formal name remaining Phillies) Other nicknames The Phils, The Phightin Phils... Bright House Networks Field is a baseball field located in Clearwater, Florida. ...


In 2004, the Clearwater Threshers were managed by Hall of Famer, Mike Schmidt. Greg Legg managed the team in 2005 and 2006. Dave Huppert is the manager for the 2007 season. The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, located at 62 Main Street in Cooperstown, New York, is a semi-official museum operated by private interests serving as the central point for the study of the history of baseball in the United States and beyond, the display of baseball-related... This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


In 2007, The Threshers won the second half in the FSL West Division. They will face the Sarasota Reds who won the first half of the season in a best-of-three series. The winner will face the East Division Champion in the Championship Series (best-of-five).

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Threshers in the Majors

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All-Time Roster

  • P.J. Antoniato
  • Erick Arteaga
  • Avelino Asprilla
  • Richard Austin
  • Andy Baldwin
  • Jacob Barrack
  • Welinson Baez
  • Ryan Barthelemy
  • Greg Bauer
  • Joe Bisenius
  • Jake Blalock
  • Jared Blasdell
  • Chris Booker (rehab assignment)
  • Nick Bourgeois
  • Omar Bramasco
  • Dan Brauer
  • Shaun Boyd
  • Eude Brito
  • Keith Bucktrot
  • Ryan Budde
  • Kevin Burford
  • Brian Burgamy
  • Francisco Butto
  • Alberto Cambero
  • Brad Canada
  • Clary Carlsen
  • Andrew Carpenter
  • Carlos Carrasco
  • Josh Carter
  • John Castellano
  • Justin Cerrato
  • Zach Cline
  • Alexander Concepcion
  • Brad Correll
  • Jose Cortez
  • Chris Cosbey
  • Mike Costanzo
  • Chris Coste
  • Edgar Cruz
  • Phillip Cuevas
  • Brandon Culp
  • Rik Currier
  • Seth Davidson
  • Allen Davis
  • Layne Dawson
  • Julio De La Cruz
  • Dennis Diaz
  • Jason Donald
  • Cory Dueitt
  • Mike Dzurilla
  • Sergio Escalona
  • Nick Evangelista
  • Sal Fasano (rehab assignment)
  • Mike Floyd
  • Branden Florence
  • Freddy Garcia (rehab assignment)
  • Michael Garciaparra
  • Hayden Gardner
  • Kevin Gibbs
  • Eric Glaser
  • Greg Golson
  • Tom Gordon (rehab assignment)
  • Tuffy Gosewisch
  • Tim Gradoville
  • Doug Gredvig
  • Lee Gwaltney
  • Derek Griffith
  • Orlando Guevara
  • Victor Hall
  • Cole Hamels
  • Bryan Hansen
  • J.A. Happ
  • Brett Harker
  • Brad Harman
  • Clay Harris
  • Gary Harris
  • Ryan Herbolsheimer
  • Fidel Hernandez
  • Yoel Hernandez
  • Cary Hiles
  • Ronald 'Bear' Hill
  • Chris Honsa
  • Kevin Howard
  • Ryan Hutchison
  • Greg Isaacson
  • Nick Italiano
  • Nic Jackson
  • JJ Johnson
  • Nate Johnson
  • Terry Jones
  • Eric Junge (rehab assignment?)
  • Mark Kelly
  • Kyle Kendrick
  • Tim Kennelly
  • Chris Key
  • Chris Klemm
  • Carlos Leon
  • Jon Lieber (rehab assignment)
  • B.J. Littleton
  • Luke Lockwood
  • Michael Lombardi
  • Anderson Machado
  • Hector Made
  • Lou Marson
  • Scott Mathieson
  • Brandon Mayfield
  • Jesus Merchan
  • Mike Mihalik
  • Jay Miller
  • Timi Moni-Erigbali
  • Douglas Morales
  • Javon Moran
  • Tim Moss
  • Glenn Murawski
  • Kyle Nichols
  • Zach Norman
  • Sam Orr
  • Josh Outman
  • Patrick Overholt
  • Josh Paddock
  • Jorge Padilla
  • Vicente Padilla (rehab assignment)
  • William Parcus
  • Matthew Parris
  • Tom Paterson
  • Carlos Pena
  • Ben Pfinsgraff
  • Trent Pratt
  • Miguel Quintana
  • Arlon Quiroz
  • Elizardo Ramirez
  • Peeter Ramos
  • Keith Ramsey
  • Robby Read
  • Brian Reed
  • Maximo Reyes
  • Gabe Ribas
  • Beau Richardson
  • Juan Richardson
  • Chris Roberson
  • Carlos Rodriguez
  • Zack Roper
  • Alan Ritchie
  • Jesus Sanchez
  • Ralph Santana
  • Jack Santora
  • Will Savage
  • Cory Schultz
  • Zach Segovia
  • Brian Sellier
  • Adam Shafer
  • Pete Shier
  • Alfredo Simon
  • Jeremy Slayden
  • Bud Smith (rehab assignment?)
  • Matt Smith (rehab assignment)
  • Mike Spidale
  • Matt Squires
  • Zac Stott
  • John Suomi
  • Matt Sweeney
  • Nick Tempesta
  • Matt Thayer
  • Jim Thome (rehab assignment)
  • Jacob Tompkins
  • Marc Tugwell
  • John Urick
  • Luis Villarreal
  • Vince Vukovich
  • Andrew Waldie
  • Sean Walsh
  • Charlie Weatherby
  • Alan Webb
  • Cory Willey
  • Jeff Winchester
  • Randy Wolf (rehab assignment)
  • Brandon Wood
  • C.J. Woodrow
  • Jason Wylie
  • Mike Zagurski

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Coaching Staff

  • Manager: Dave Huppert
  • Coach: Brad Komminsk
  • Pitching Coach: Steve Schrenk
  • Trainer: Chris Mudd

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Former Coaches & Trainers

  • Mike Schmidt (Manager - 2004)
  • Greg Legg (Manager - 2005-2006)
  • Ken Dominguez
  • Dan Roberts
  • Greg Gross (Hitting Coach)
  • Scott Lovekamp (Pitching Coach)
  • Shawn Fcasni (Trainer)
  • Jason Kirkman (Trainer)
  • Ichiro Kitano (Trainer)

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  Results from FactBites:
 
Clearwater, Florida - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (1736 words)
Clearwater was incorporated as a town in 1891 and James E. Crane became the town's first mayor [2].
Clearwater was reincorporated, this time as a city, on May 27, 1915, and made the county seat for Pinellas County, which broke from Hillsborough County in 1912.
The City of Clearwater is administered by a Council-Manager form of government, and the City Manager serves as the Chief Executive and Administrative Officer of the City.
Clearwater Threshers - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (196 words)
The Clearwater Threshers are a Florida State League team based in Clearwater, Florida.
Since the 2004 season, they have played in the West Division of the Florida State League, and is the High-A affiliate of the Philadelphia Phillies.
The 2005 Florida State League All-Star Game was hosted by the Threshers at Bright House Networks Field.
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