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Eugene Emeralds Hitter of the Year

Dan Robertson

Summary: Eugene tied Salem-Keizer for the best record in the Northwest League but lost the tiebreaker and did not go to the playoffs. They won six more games than the year before, ending the year with a 40-36 mark.

Eight different players had five or more homers, as the team finished first in the Northwest League in homers, hitting 17 more than the closest competition, first in walks (384) by a wide margin, and second in batting average and runs scored. The 21 runs they scored against Salem-Keizer on August 27 was the top mark in the league this season but the team actually hit two points lower than they...

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