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...when he met GreenJackets manager Billy Gardner. That year, Engle broke into the big leagues under Billy Gardner Sr., who managed the Twins from...I really enjoyed playing for Billy Gardner." During the elder Gardner's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/05/09/bas_260982.shtml
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Jackets ace blanks Piedmont

...right-hander delivered with his best performance yet. "Our staff is built around him right now," said manager Billy Gardner, after Duchscherer tossed eight innings of four-hit baseball to outduel Piedmont starter Franklin Nunez in a 1-0...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/05/03/bas_260503.shtml
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Jackets prepare for stretch run

...back and hamstring problems, will head to Fort Myers for rehab. After Sunday's 6-2 win over Savannah, manager Billy Gardner said the former first-round pick could return this season. Mowel, a promising right-hander who is 5-13 and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/08/09/bas_267466.shtml
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Jackets defy odds to capture title

...the Jackets were old pros before the night was through. "These guys don't know what they're doing," manager Billy Gardner said after the Jackets captured the South Atlantic League championship with a dramatic 1-0 victory over the Cape...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/09/19/bas_270569.shtml
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Surridge delivers in victory

...swinging. "He's answered the call all year long and has done whatever we've asked of him," Jackets manager Billy Gardner said. "He's been very versatile for us." The former UNC-Greensboro star has spent most of the year in the bullpen...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/08/21/bas_268295.shtml
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No GreenJackets named to all-star list

...the SAL's top pitchers. They're not even a .500 ballclub, finishing 69-70 overall. But as far as manager Billy Gardner is concerned, the other teams can keep their meaningless awards. On the eve of the SAL Divisional Playoffs, the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/09/07/bas_269590.shtml
Baseball
GreenJackets have new look

...Fla., with Boston's rookie club in the Gulf Coast League. The majority of last year's club, including manager Billy Gardner, earned promotions this off-season. Gardner was promoted to Class AA Trenton, while many of last year's Jackets...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/04/02/bas_285608.shtml
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Jackets stifled in 9th

...Lake Olmstead Stadium. "We just didn't put together any quality at-bats in that situation," Jackets manager Billy Gardner said of the frustrating finish. "In those situations, you've got to grind the at-bat out and understand the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/04/14/bas_258935.shtml
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GreenJackets drop strong start

...bases-loaded walk. "You hate to see an outstanding pitching performance by Norton go by the wayside," said manager Billy Gardner, as the loss ended the Jackets three game winning streak. "He definitely deserved one tonight." Usually-reliable...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/06/12/bas_263456.shtml
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GreenJackets coaches eye minor leaguers

...low level. But two youngsters in particular have fallen under the watchful eyes of Hodge and GreenJackets manager Billy Gardner. If their wishes come true, Adam Everett and Mark Fischer both will be Jackets-bound, and there won't be a more...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/03/16/bas_256280.shtml
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