Charles Lorenzo Bundy
(born November 6
in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
) is the manager
of the Las Vegas 51s
, the Triple-A affiliate of the Los Angeles Dodgers
He attended James Madison University
, where he was a standout first baseman and ranks second on the school's all-time home run list. Bundy was drafted by the Baltimore Orioles
in the 22nd round of the 1977
MLB Draft but did not sign. After college he signed with the Texas Rangers
as an undrafted free agent and also spent time in the Pittsburgh Pirates
and Montreal Expos
systems. He played eight seasons in the minor leagues and the Mexican Leagues. He finished with a career batting average of .318 with 135 home runs and 535 RBI.
Compiled a 357-397 record as a Manager with Class "A" teams from 1990-1994 and 1997.
He has also managed in the Mexican Winter League (1991-2006) winning the championship for Navojoa during the 1999-2000 season and has twice been named
Manager of the Year. He was hired to manage the Las Vegas 51s prior to the start of the 2007 season. This is his first Managerial position with a "AAA" team.