Class League Year Team (affiliate) Record Standing Eastern League 1885 Waterbury 8-9 began Sept. 4 Eastern League 1886 Waterbury 55-36 2nd 1894 Waterbury Acmes Connecticut State League 1899 Waterbury Rough Riders 53-43 2nd Connecticut State League 1900 Waterbury Rough Riders 43-53 6th D Connecticut League 1901 Waterbury Hustlers 47-60 6th D Connecticut League 1902 Waterbury Rough Riders 37-73 8th, last B Connecticut League 1906 Waterbury Authors 60-63 5th B Connecticut League 1907 Waterbury Authors 77-47 2nd B Connecticut League 1908 Waterbury Authors 42-84 8th, last B Connecticut League 1909 Waterbury Invincibles 64-61 4th B Connecticut League 1910 Waterbury Finnegans 70-52 1st B Connecticut League 1911 Waterbury Champs 45-75 6th B Connecticut League 1912 Waterbury Spuds 27-53 moved from New Britain Spuds 6/15; total: 39-75 6th, last. B Eastern Association 1913 Waterbury Contenders 70-61 3rd B Eastern Association 1914 Waterbury Frolickers 69-51 2nd B Eastern League 1918 Waterbury Nattatucks 14-53 7th League suspended July 22. A Eastern League 1919 Waterbury Nattatucks 46-59 6th A Eastern League 1920 Waterbury Brasscos 60-80 8th, last A Eastern League 1921 Waterbury Brasscos 64-85 7th A Eastern League 1922 Waterbury Brasscos 84-66 2nd A Eastern League 1923 Waterbury Brasscos 63-90 8th, last A Eastern League 1924 Waterbury Brasscos 89-63 1st Junior World Series Tune-Up Champions Dixie Series Champs A Eastern League 1925 Waterbury Brasscos 88-66 1st Junior World Series Tune-Up Champions A Eastern League 1926 Waterbury Brasscos 58-93 7th A Eastern League 1927 Waterbury Brasscos 63-90 7th A Eastern League 1928 Waterbury Brasscos 34-118 8th, last Replaced/moved to Allentown Dukes in 1929. B Colonial League 1947 Waterbury Timers 83-38 1st lost 1st round playoffs. B Colonial League 1948 Waterbury Timers 65-68 3rd lost 1st round playoffs. B Colonial League 1949 Waterbury Timers 62-63 4th lost 1st round playoffs. B Colonial League 1950 Waterbury Timers 23-29 5th League disbands July 16. AA Eastern League 1966 Waterbury Giants (SF Giants) 64-76 5th AA Eastern League 1967 Waterbury Giants (S.F.) 71-69 3rd East Division AA Eastern League 1968 Waterbury Indians (Cleve.) 52-88 6th, last AA Eastern League 1969 Waterbury Indians (Cleve.) 48-93 6th, last AA Eastern League 1970 Waterbury Pirates (Pitts.) 79-62 1st (no playoffs) AA Eastern League 1971 Waterbury Pirates (Pitts.) 68-70 3rd, National Division AA Eastern League 1973 Waterbury Dodgers (L.A.) 59-79 4th, last American Division AA Eastern League 1974 Waterbury Dodgers (L.A.) 64-72 3rd, American Division AA Eastern League 1975 Waterbury Dodgers (L.A.) 77-59 3rd AA Eastern League 1976 Waterbury Dodgers (L.A.) 62-73 4th, last North Division AA Eastern League 1977 Waterbury Giants (S.F.) 77-63 2nd, Northeast Division AA Eastern League 1978 Waterbury Giants (S.F.) 65-74 4th AA Eastern League 1979 Waterbury A's (Oakland) 49-91 6th, last AA Eastern League 1980 Waterbury Reds (Cinc. Reds) 75-64 3rd, South Div., 1st Half Champs Lose playoff finals. AA Eastern League 1981 Waterbury Reds (Cinc. Reds) 55-83 4th, last South Division AA Eastern League 1982 Waterbury Reds (Cinc. Reds) 56-82 4th, last South Division AA Eastern League 1983 Waterbury Reds (Cinc. Reds) 59-80 7th AA Eastern League 1984 Waterbury Angels (Cal.) 76-64 3rd lost playoff finals. AA Eastern League 1985 Waterbury Indians (Cleve.) 75-64 2nd lost playoff 1st round. AA Eastern Leagu 1986 Waterbury Indians (Cleve.) 66-73 5th Ind Northeast League 1997 Waterbury Spirit 1st half 24-17 2nd South Division 2nd half 20-22 1st South Div. 44-42 Lost playoff semi-finals. Ind Northeast League 1998 Waterbury Spirit 1st half 22-20 1st North Division 2nd half 20-22 2nd (tie) North Div. 42-42 46-37? Lost playoff semi-finals Ind Northern League East 1999 Waterbury Spirit 1st half 11-21 2nd South Divisi 2nd half 14-29 4th South Div. 25-50 36-50? Ind Northern League East 2000 Waterbury Spirit 1st half 14-29 4th, last North Division 2nd half 26-17 1st North Div. 40-55 Lost playoff semi-finals
1924 Waterbury Brasscos win 3 games to 0 v Baltimore Orioles (AAA) Champions
1924 Waterbury Brasscos tie Richmond Colts (Virginia Lg. B) 1 game each.
1925 Waterbury Brasscos win 3 games to 0 v Baltimore Orioles (AAA) Champions
1947 Waterbury Timers lose 1st round 4 games to 3 v Stamford Bombers 1948 Waterbury Timers lose 1st round 4 games to 1 v Port Chester Clippers (St. L. Browns) 1949 Waterbury Timers lose 1st round 4 games to 1 v Bristol Owls
1980 Waterbury Reds 1st round: Win 2 games to 0 v Reading Phillies Finals: Lose 2 games to 1 v Holyoke Millers (Brewers) 1984 Waterbury Angels 1st round: Win 3 games to 1 v Glen Falls White Sox Finals: Lose 3 games to 2 v Vermont Reds 1985 Waterbury Indians lose 1st round 3 games to 1 v New Britain Red Sox
1997 Waterbury Spirit lose semi-finals 2 games to 0 v Elmira Pioneers 1998 Waterbury Spirit lose semi-finals 2 games to 0 v Albany-Colonie Diamond Dogs 2000 Waterbury Spirit lose semi-finals 3 games to 0 v Elmira Pioneers
Connecticut League Champions (Pennant)
Waterbury Finnegans 1910
Junior World Series Tune-Up Champions
Waterbury Brasscos 1924
Waterbury Brasscos 1925
Eastern League Pennant
Waterbury Brasscos 1924
Waterbury Brasscos 1925
Waterbury Pirates 1970
Waterbury Reds 1980 1st half champs
Colonial League Pennant
Waterbury Timers 1947
Northeast League Pennant
Waterbury Spirit 1997 South Div. 2nd half.
Waterbury Spirit 1998 North Div. 1st half; 1st full season
Waterbury Spirit 2000 North Div. 2nd half
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