1999 Eastern League season

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The 1999 Eastern League season began on approximately April 1 and the regular season ended on approximately September 1.

The Harrisburg Senators defeated the Norwich Navigators 3 games to 2 to win the Eastern League Championship Series.

Regular season[edit]

Standings[edit]

Eastern League - Northern Division
Team Win Loss  % GB
Trenton Thunder 92 50 .648
Norwich Navigators 78 64 .549 14.0
Portland Sea Dogs 65 77 .458 27.0
New Britain Rock Cats 65 77 .458 27.0
New Haven Ravens 59 82 .418 32.5
Binghamton Mets 54 88 .380 38.0
Eastern League - Southern Division
Team Win Loss  % GB
Erie SeaWolves 81 61 .570
Harrisburg Senators 76 66 .535 5.0
Reading Phillies 73 69 .514 8.0
Bowie Baysox 70 71 .496 10.5
Akron Aeros 69 71 .493 11.0
Altoona Curve 67 73 .479 13.0

Notes:

Green shade indicates that team advanced to the playoffs
Bold indicates that team advanced to ELCS
Italics indicates that team won ELCS

Statistical league leaders[edit]

Batting leaders[edit]

Stat Player Total
AVG Nick Johnson (Norwich Navigators) .345
HR Chris Norton (Portland Sea Dogs) 38
RBI Andy Tracy (Harrisburg Senators) 128
R Nick Johnson (Norwich Navigators) 114

Pitching leaders[edit]

Stat Player Total
W Bronson Arroyo (Altoona Curve)
Jason Beverlin (Norwich Navigators)
15
15
ERA Pat Ahearne (New Haven Ravens) 2.61
SO Ryan Anderson (New Haven Ravens) 162
SV Joe Lisio (Norwich Navigators) 33

Playoffs[edit]

Divisional Series[edit]

Northern Division[edit]

The Norwich Navigators defeated the Trenton Thunder in the Northern Division playoffs 3 games to 2.

Southern Division[edit]

The Harrisburg Senators defeated the Erie SeaWolves in the Southern Division playoffs 3 games to 1.

Championship Series[edit]

The Harrisburg Senators defeated the Norwich Navigators in the ELCS 3 games to 2. In the final game of the series, the Navigators were leading 11-9 in the bottom of the ninth. The bases were loaded, there was 2 outs and a full count. That's when Milton Bradley hit a grand slam to win the game, and league championship, for the Senators.

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