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Coaching Career
Completed his third season in the White Sox organization as third base coach ... has 38 years of experience as a player, coach or manager ... spent the 2006-07 seasons as third base coach and infield instructor for the Pittsburgh Pirates ... was Florida's third base coach in 2004-05 ... began the 2003 season as the Marlins bench coach under manager Jeff Torborg, but took over as bullpen coach on 5/11 when Jack McKeon was named manager ... Marlins won the World Series that season ... managed 13 seasons in the minor leagues, all in a 15-year span from 1986-2000 ... the exceptions during that stretch were 1995 when he was Kansas City's third base coach and 1997 when he worked as Atlanta's minor-league field coordinator ... compiled a 736-863 (.460) record ... won the Southern League championship with Class AA Memphis in 1990.

Playing Career
Was a career .263 (782-2,968) hitter over 11 seasons in the Minor Leagues...walked 468 times and struck out just 326...recorded 238 stolen bases and led the Southern League with 68 at Class AA Chattanooga in 1977...played in 61 games with Oakland in 1980-81, hitting .213 (36-169)...made his major-league debut on 7/1/80 at Milwaukee and singled off Lary Sorensen the following day for his first hit...was 9-18 in his first five Major League games...served as a player/coach at Class AA Vermont in the Cincinnati Reds organization in 1984...finished second in the Eastern League with 78 runs scored that season and was named to the EL All-Star Team...finished second in the Pacific Coast League with 45 stolen bases at Class AAA Ogden in 1979.

Miscellaneous/Personal
Single ... has one daughter: Kimberly ... graduated in 1973 from South Hills High School in West Covina, Calif., where he lettered in baseball, basketball and cross country ... was named to the California Interscholastic Federation first team in baseball and basketball as a senior ... attended Manatee Junior College in Bradenton, Fla., while playing at the Royals Baseball Academy ... played two years of basketball at Mount San Antonio College in Walnut, Calif. ... also attended Cal Poly-Pomona.

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