Gary Nolan struck out 226 hitters as an 18-year-old in 1966 for two teams in the Cincinnati Reds farm system, earning him season of the decade for starters.
Cesar Tovar hit .338/.470/.579 in 1961 for the Geneva Redlegs while stealing 88 bags, earning him the nod for season of the decade in the 1960's for the farm
In 1972 Rawly Eastwick pitched in 66 games, led the Eastern League with 20 saves, and threw well over 100 innings all out of the bullpen.
After being selected in the 2nd round of the 1979 Major League Baseball draft Keefe Cato dominated the Pioneer League for the Billings Mustangs.
Gary Redus did something no other professional player has ever done before, or since, when he hit .462 for the Billings Mustangs to shatter the pro record.
In 1981 the Cincinnati Reds signed Clem Freeman as an undrafted free agent. He then went out and didn't allow an earned run the rest of the season.
In 1980 right-handed teenager Mike Dowless posted a 1.68 ERA for the Tampa Tarpons in the Florida State League for the Cincinnati Reds farm system.
As an 18-year-old, Danny Tartabull led the Florida State League in average, on-base percentage, slugging percentage, and extra-base hits in 1981.
Victor Garcia dominated in the minors for his career, but in 1990 he really got it done when he posted a 1.52 ERA with 106 strikeouts in just 74.0 innings.
In 1996 Curt Lyons, a 21-year-old right-handed pitcher would dominated for theDouble-A Chattanooga Lookouts and earned a call up to the Cincinnati Reds.