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Jim Slaton

Jim Slaton
Born: (1950-06-19) June 19, 1950
Long Beach, California
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 14, 1971, for the Milwaukee Brewers
Last MLB appearance
September 28, 1986, for the Detroit Tigers
MLB statistics
Win–loss record 151–158
Earned run average 4.03
Strikeouts 1,191
Career highlights and awards

James Michael Slaton (born June 19, 1950) was a pitcher with a 16 year career from 1971-1986. He played in the American League with the Milwaukee Brewers from 1971–1977 and 1979–1983, the Detroit Tigers in 1978 and 1986, and the California Angels from 1984-1986.

Slaton played high school baseball at Antelope Valley High School and then played college baseball at Antelope Valley College.[1]

He is the Brewers all-time leader in Wins (117), Innings Pitched (2025.3), Games Started (268), and Shutouts (19), and he is third in Strikeouts, trailing Teddy Higuera and Ben Sheets, and Complete Games, trailing Mike Caldwell.

He represented the Brewers and the American League in the 1977 All-Star game and was the winning pitcher for the Brewers in the 4th game of the 1982 World Series against St. Louis.

After his playing career ended, he started coaching in the minor leagues. He coached in the Daytona Cubs (1995–1996), Lancaster Jethawks (1997–98) and the Tacoma Rainiers (1999–2003). In 2004 he was a special assignment coach for the Seattle Mariners and from 2005-2007 he was the Mariners bullpen coach. Before coaching in the minor or major leagues, Jim coached an all-star team for the Monte Vista Little League, while pitching for the Angels.

He was the pitching coach for the Las Vegas 51s in 2008, also serving briefly as the bullpen coach for the Los Angeles Dodgers when Ken Howell temporarily left the team for medical reasons. After the season, the Dodgers announced that Slaton would be the pitching coach in 2009 for their new Triple-A affiliate, the Albuquerque Isotopes, a position he held through 2010. In 2011, he was named the pitching coach at Camelback Ranch.


  1. ^ Jim Slaton, Antelope Valley High School, Hall of Fame. Accessed August 28, 2007.

External links

  • Baseball Reference
  • Baseball Library
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