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Big Daddy Baseball League

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Great Lakes Sphinx

2011, 2014, 2016 EL Wild Card Winners

 

OWNER
Name: Scott Romonosky
Home Town: Downers Grove, IL
Age: 45
Birthday: April 7th
Family: Married, with two daughters
Occupation: Account Manager with Verizon Business
Hobbies: Reading, swimming, baseball
Favorite team: Cubs
Brush with Fame: Met Scottie Pippen at a movie theater in Calumet City, IL.
Quote: "
"You spend a good piece of your life gripping a baseball and in the end it turns out that it was the other way around all the time." [Jim Bouton]
Fantasy baseball experience: Won numerous rotisserie baseball leagues over the past ten years.
BDBL member since: 11/12/01

 

HISTORY
Year Owner Team Name Record
1999 Tim Zigmund Plattsburgh Champs 86-74 (2nd)
2000 Tim Zigmund / David Myers & John Miernicki / Dean Ashley   70-90 (3rd)
2001 Dean Ashley / Adam Musson Perth Breeze 66-94 (3rd)
2002 Scott Romonosky Great Lakes Sphinx 66-94 (3rd)
2003     67-93 (4th)
2004     66-94 (3rd)
2005     67-93 (4th)
2006     60-100 (4th)
2007     71-89 (3rd)
2008     59-101 (4th)
2009     61-99 (4th)
2010     70-90 (3rd)
2011     88-72 (2nd)*
2012     65-95 (3rd)
2013     66-94 (3rd)
2014     99-61 (2nd)*
2015     67-93 (3rd)
2016     109-51 (2nd)*

* wild card

 

STADIUM
Name: The Pyramid
Model: Custom Build
(can change after 2010 season)
Dome: Outdoor
Surface: Grass
Foul Ground: Normal
Rain: Normal
Wind: Strong
Avg. Temp.: Comfortable
Temp. Change: High

 

COACHING STAFF
Manager: Don Zimmer
Pitching Coach: Mitch Williams
Hitting Coach: Bill Madlock
First Base Coach: Ryne Sandberg
Third Base Coach: Ernie Banks
Bullpen Coach: Rick Sutcliffe
Bench Coach: Billy Williams

 

 
FARM SYSTEM
Year Rank #1 Pick #1 Prospect
1999   Pat Burrell  
2000 6 Felipe Lopez Pat Burrell (2)
2001 21 Justin Morneau Wes Anderson (62)
2002 19   Justin Morneau (18)
2003 16 Bobby Jenks Justin Morneau (10)
2004 9 Adam LaRoche Justin Morneau (11)
2005 16 Thomas Diamond Joel Guzman (5)
2006 14 David Aardsma Joel Guzman (16)
2007 21 Kei Igawa Miguel Montero (78)
2008 24 Alexei Ramirez Josh Donaldson (131)
2009 24 Derek Holland Michael Saunders (92)
2010 16 Starlin Castro Starlin Castro (19)
2011 18 Trey McNutt Zach Britton (27)
2012 24 Junior Lake None
2013 17 Bryce Brentz Nick Castellanos (23)
2014 6 Rio Ruiz George Springer (16)
2015 21 Gleyber Torres Rio Ruiz (97)
2016 23 Jose M. Fernandez Erick Fedde (107)
2017 24 Bobby Dalbec None