Professional Baseball in

Trenton, New Jersey

Historical Records

Minor League baseball in Newark


Class League               Year  Team (affiliate)            Record  Standing 
      Interstate Assoc'n.  1883  Trenton                    34-28   4th
      Eastern League       1884  Trenton Trentonians        46-39   1st
      Eastern League       1885  Trenton Trentonians        43-49   3rd  Probably became Jersey City Jerseys in 1886.
  B   Tri-State League     1907  Trenton Tigers             70-54   4th
      Tri-State League     1908  Trenton Tigers             54-73   6th
      Tri-State League     1909  Trenton Tigers             43-71   7th
      Tri-State League     1910  Trenton Tigers             58-52   4th
      Tri-State League     1911  Trenton Tigers             65-46   2nd  Playoff Champions
      Tri-State League     1912  Trenton Tigers             61-51   3rd
      Tri-State League     1913  Trenton Tigers             50-61   5th
      Tri-State League     1914  Trenton Tigers             44-66   5th
  A   New York-Penn League 1936  Trenton Senators           16-54   York White Roses move to Trenton July 2; season: 40-99 8th, last
  A   New York-Penn League 1937  Trenton Senators (Wash.)   54-80   7th
  A   Eastern League       1938  Trenton Senators (Wash.)   62-77   7th Moved for 1939, becoming the Springfield Nationals [NY-Penn Lg. became Eastern Lg. in 1938]
  C   Interstate League    1939  Trenton Senators           51-51   2nd, tie
  B   Interstate League    1940  Trenton Senators           69-54   3rd
  B   Interstate League    1941  Trenton Senators           68-57   4th
  B   Interstate League    1942  Trenton Senators (Phil-NL) 56-82   6th, last
  B   Interstate League    1943  Trenton Packers (Phillies) 64-73   5th
  B   Interstate League    1944  Trenton Packers (Dodgers)  63-75   6th, last
  B   Interstate League    1945  Trenton Spartans (Bklyn.)  70-69   3rd
  B   Interstate League    1946  Trenton Giants (NY Giants) 60-78   7th
  B   Interstate League    1947  Trenton Giants (NY Giants) 88-50   1st
  B   Interstate League    1948  Trenton Giants (NY Giants) 83-57   1st, tie Playoff Champions
  B   Interstate League    1949  Trenton Giants (NY Giants) 73-66   4th Playoffs Champions
  B   Interstate League    1950  Trenton Giants (NY Giants) 73-65   4th [Giants move franchise to Sunbury for 1951, the Phil. A's farm moving from Sunbury to Salisbury.]
 AA   Eastern League       1994  Trenton Thunder (Detroit)  55-85   5th, last South Division, 10th, last lg.
 AA   Eastern League       1995  Trenton Thunder (Red Sox)  73-69   1st, tie South Div.; 3rd, tie lg.
 AA   Eastern League       1996  Trenton Thunder (Red Sox)  86-56   1st, South Div.; 1st lg.
 AA   Eastern League       1997  Trenton Thunder (Red Sox)  71-70   4th, South Div.; 6th lg.
 AA   Eastern League       1998  Trenton Thunder (Red Sox)  71-70   3rd, South Div.; 5th lg.
 AA   Eastern League       1999  Trenton Thunder (Red Sox)  92-50   1st, North Division; 1st lg.
 AA   Eastern League       2000  Trenton Thunder (Red Sox)  67-75   5th, North Div.; 9th lg.
 AA   Eastern League       2001  Trenton Thunder (Red Sox)  67-75   5th, North Div.; 8th lg.
 AA   Eastern League       2002  Trenton Thunder (Red Sox)  63-77   5th, tie North Div.; 9th, tie lg.
 AA   Eastern League       2003  Trenton Thunder (N.Y.-AL)  70-71   4th, North Div.; 7th lg.
 AA   Eastern League       2004  Trenton Thunder (Yankees)  64-78   6th, last North Div.; 10th lg.  
 AA   Eastern League       2005  Trenton Thunder (Yankees)  74-68   2nd, North Div., 2 GB; 3rd (tie) lg.
 AA   Eastern League       2006  Trenton Thunder (Yankees)  80-62   1st, North Div., 8.5 GA
 AA   Eastern League       2007  Trenton Thunder (Yankees)  85-69   1st, Northern Div., 12.5 GA Playoff Champions
 AA   Eastern League       2008  Trenton Thunder (Yankees)  86-54   1st, Northern Div., 12GA Playoff Champions
 AA   Eastern League       2009  Trenton Thunder (Yankees)  69-72   3rd, Northern Div., 13.5 GB
 AA   Eastern League       2010  Trenton Thunder (Yankees)  83-59   1st, Eastern Div., 3.5GA
 AA   Eastern League       2011  Trenton Thunder (Yankees)  68-73   4th, Eastern Div., 8.5 GB
 AA   Eastern League       2012  Trenton Thunder (Yankees)  79-63   1st, Eastern Div., 3GA
 AA   Eastern League       2013  Trenton Thunder (Yankees)  74-67   2nd, Eastern Division, 12 GB [Wild Card]
 AA   Eastern League       2014  Trenton Thunder (Yankees)  67-75   4th, Eastern Division, 21 GB
 AA   Eastern League       2015  Trenton Thunder (Yankees)  71-71   3rd, Eastern Division, 9.5 GB
 AA   Eastern League       2016  Trenton Thunder (Yankees)  87-55   2nd, Eastern Division, 2.5 GB [Wild Card]

Tri-State League Playoffs:

 
1911 Championship Playoffs: Trenton Tigers beat Reading Pretzels 4 games to 1, CHAMPIONS!

Inter-State League Playoffs:

 
1939 Second Place Play-off: Trenton Senators lose 1 game playoff to Sunbury Senators.
1940 First Round: Trenton Senators lose 3 games to 0 to Reading Chicks.
1941 First Round:  Trenton Senators beat Hagerstown Owls (Det.) 3 games to 0.
     Championship: Trenton Senators lose to Harrisburg Senators (Pitts.) 4 games to 3  
1945 First Round: Trenton Spartans lose 4 games to 3 to Lancaster Red Roses (Phil.-AL)
1947 First Round: Trenton Giants lose 4 games to 2 to Allentown Cardinals (St.L.-NL)
1948 First Round:  Trenton Giants beat Sunbury Reds (Cinc.) 4 games to 3
     Championship: Trenton Giants beat York White Roses (Pirates) 4 games to 0, CHAMPIONS!
1949 First Round:  Trenton Giants beat Wilmington Blue Rocks (Phillies) 4 games to 2
     Championship: Trenton Giants beat harrisburg Senators (Cleve.) 4 games to 3, CHAMPIONS!
1950 First Round: Trenton Giants lose 4 games to 1 to Hagerstown Braves (Bost.-NL) 

Eastern League Playoffs:

 
1995 First Round: Trenton Thunder lose 3 games to 0 to Reading Phillies
1996 First Round: Trenton Thunder lose 3 games to 1 to Harrisburg Senators (Expos)
1999 First Round: Trenton Thunder lose 3 games to 2 to Norwich Navigators 
2006 First Round: Trenton Thunder lose 3 games to 1 to Portland Sea Dogs 
2007 First Round (Northern Div. Championship): Trenton Thunder beat Portland Sea Dogs 3 games to 1. 
     Championship Series: Trenton Thunder won 3 games to none v. Akron Aeros, CHAMPIONS!
2008 First Round (Northern Div. Championship): Trenton Thunder beat Portland Sea Dogs 3 games to none.
     Championship Series: Trenton Thunder won 3 games to one v. Akron Aeros, CHAMPIONS!
2010 First Round (Eastern Div. Championship): Trenton Thunder beat New Hampshire Fisher Cats, 3 games to none.
     Championship Series: Trenton Thunder lose 3 games to 1 v. Altoona Curve (Pirates).
2012 First Round (Eastern Div. Championship): Trenton Thunder beat Reading Phillies, 3 games to 1.
     Championship Series: Trenton Thunder lose 3 games to 1 v. Akron Aeros
2013 First Round (Eastern Div. Championship): Trenton Thunder beat Binghamton Mets, 3 games to 0.
     Championship Series: Trenton Thunder win over Harrisburg Senators, 3 games to 0,  CHAMPIONS!
2016 First Round (Eastern Div. Championship): Trenton Thunder beat Reading Fighting Phils 3 games to 1.
     Championship Series: Trenton Thunder lose 3 game to 0 v. Akron RubberDucks

Eastern League Pennant
Trenton Trentonians 1884

Tri-State League Champions
Trenton Tigers 1911

Interstate League Pennants
Trenton Giants 1947, 1948

Interstate League Champions
Trenton Giants 1948, 1949

Eastern League South Division Pennants
Trenton Thunder 1995, 1996

Eastern League North Division Pennants
Trenton Thunder 2006
Trenton Thunder 2007
Trenton Thunder 2008

Eastern League Eastern Division Pennant
Trenton Thunder 2010
Trenton Thunder 2012

Eastern League Champions
Trenton Thunder 2007
Trenton Thunder 2008
Trenton Thunder 2013

Trenton Thunder Managers
Tom Runnells 1994
Ken Macha 1995-1996
DeMarlo Hale 1997-1999
Billy Gardner Jr. 2000-2001
Ron Johnson 2002
Stump Merrill 2003-2004
Bill Masse 2005-2006
Tony Franklin 2007-2014
Al Pedrique 2015
Bobby Mitchell 2016

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