Phillies Minors Managers a Major Influence
By Matt Veasey
AAA – LEHIGH VALLEY IRON PIGS
Dave Brundage is back for his 3rd season at helm of Phils top minor league club.
This will be the 3rd straight season for Dave Brundage as the manager of the Phillies top farm club in Lehigh Valley. Prior to that, Brundage was the manager of the Atlanta Braves top farm club at AAA for 4 consecutive seasons.
A 4th round pick of the Phils in the 1984 MLB Draft, Brundage played two seasons in the clubs minor league system among 10 overall years in the minors.
He quickly reached the minor league managerial level upon retiring, and has spent much of the last 20 years as a minor league skipper, including winning the 2007 International League championship with the Richmond Braves. He has won over 1,200 games as a minor league manager overall.