Perry Hill (baseball)

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Perry Hill
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Hill with the Miami Marlins
Miami Marlins – No. 7
Coach
Born: (1952-03-19) March 19, 1952 (age 66)
Salina, Kansas
Bats: Right Throws: Right
Career highlights and awards

Perry Wendell Hill (born March 19, 1952) is a Major League Baseball coach for the Miami Marlins.

Career

Hill was an infielder in college, Pan American University, and six seasons in the Mexican League.[1]

Hill began his coaching career with the Rangers' Class A team in 1984. He rose through the organization until he became the Rangers infield and first base coach from 1992 through 1995. He spent three years with Detroit from 1997 through 1999, which became the first major-league club to go from worst to first in fielding percentage. He spent 2000–01 with the Montreal Expos and coached the Florida Marlins from 2002 through 2007.[1] He returned to coaching in 2009, when he coached the Pittsburgh Pirates. Hill was rehired by the Marlins to coach first base for the 2011 season.[2]

Personal

Hill is married to Olivia, with whom he has two children (Alexis and Perry Jr.).[1] He resides in Detroit, MI.

References

  1. ^ a b c Finder, Chuck (2009-03-15). "Pirates Spring Training: Infield guru Perry Hill". Post-gazette.com. Retrieved 2010-08-28. 
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-07-18. Retrieved 2011-06-19. 

External links

  • Career statistics and player information from The Baseball Cube, or Baseball-Reference (Minors)


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