Pinto named Minor League Manager of the Year


By WSIL Sports

WSIL -- Southern Illinois Miners manager Mike Pinto has been named Minor League Manager of the Year by the Chicago Pitch and Hit Club.

Pinto led Southern Illinois to its first Frontier League Championship this summer. He's won nearly 350 games in his six-year stint with the club.

The Chicago Pitch and Hit Club is a professional baseball organization that was started by players and scouts back in 1942.

Pinto will be honored at a banquet in January.
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