World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Bobby Cuellar


Bobby Cuellar

Bobby Cuellar
Minnesota Twins – No. 18
Pitcher/Bullpen Coach
Born: (1952-08-20) August 20, 1952 (age 61)
Alice, Texas
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
September 9, 1977 for the Texas Rangers
Last MLB appearance
September 20, 1977 for the Texas Rangers
Career statistics
Win–loss record 0-0
Earned run average 1.35
Strikeouts 3

Robert "Bobby" Cuellar (born August 20, 1952 in Alice, Texas) is the bullpen coach of the Minnesota Twins of Major League Baseball. He is a former professional baseball player who played briefly with the Texas Rangers in 1977 as a relief pitcher. He is a graduate from the University of Texas and is of Mexican American descent.[1] He has held several coaching positions in baseball, including pitching coach, bullpen coach, and manager.

Playing career

He was selected by the Texas Rangers in the 29th round (592nd overall) of the 1974 amateur entry draft.[2] Bobby Cuellar played in the minor leagues from 1974 to 1981, finishing his career with one season in Mexico. He briefly had a "cup of coffee" with the Texas Rangers in 1977 appearing in four games before returning to the minor leagues at Tucson.[3]

Career in the dugout

Due to also pitching winter ball during his career as a pitcher and the lack of pitch counts in the 1970s, he overused and eventually wore out his shoulder.[4] After his career was over, he went on to a career in coaching and managing. Beginning in 1983, he worked in the Seattle Mariners' organization until 1996. Since then, in addition to stints on the major league coaching staffs of the Montreal Expos, Texas Rangers, and Pittsburgh Pirates, Cuellar has spent six years (as of 2009) coaching in the Minnesota Twins' minor league system. His resume includes:



External links

  • Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference (Minors)
This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.

Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.