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Chuck Cottier

Chuck Cottier
Cottier on the Washington Senators
Second baseman
Born: (1936-01-18) January 18, 1936
Delta, Colorado
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 17, 1959, for the Milwaukee Braves
Last MLB appearance
May 9, 1969, for the California Angels
MLB statistics
Batting average .220
Home runs 19
Runs batted in 127
Hits 348
Teams

As player

As manager

As coach

Charles Keith Cottier (born January 8, 1936 in Delta, Colorado) is a former second baseman, manager, coach and scout in American Major League Baseball.[1]

Cottier graduated from [2] He began his minor league managing career in 1971.

Cottier was in his third season as the third-base coach of the Seattle Mariners when he was chosen to replace Del Crandall as Seattle's manager with 27 games left in the 1984 campaign. He led the team through the entire 1985 season and into the first 28 games of 1986. With the M's in sixth place in May 1986 with a record of 9–19, Cottier was fired and succeeded by interim manager Marty Martínez for one game before Dick Williams took over. His career major record as a Major League manager was 98–119 (.452).[3]

Cottier also served as a coach for the New York Mets (1979–81), Chicago Cubs (1988–94), Baltimore Orioles (1995) and Philadelphia Phillies (1997–2000).[4] He also served as a Major League scout for the New York Yankees.[1] and a special assistant to the general manager for the Washington Nationals.[5]


References

  1. ^ a b c Career statistics and history at Baseball-Reference.com
  2. ^ a b Howe News Bureau, Seattle Mariners 1982 Organization Book
  3. ^ Managerial record at Baseball-Reference.com
  4. ^ Coaching records at Retrosheet.org
  5. ^ Leventhal, Josh, ed., Baseball America 2011 Directory, Durham, NC: Baseball America, 2011, page 75

External links

  • Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference, or Baseball-Reference (Minors)
Sporting positions
Preceded by
Don Buford
Baltimore Orioles Bench Coach
1995
Succeeded by
Andy Etchebarren
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