Monday, April 20, 2009

1979 Burger King Phillies #17 Pete Mackanin

Pete Mackanin was named the Phillies bench coach on November 21, 2008, following the departure of former bench coach Jimy Williams. Pete appeared briefly with the Phillies in 1978 and 1979, playing in 18 games. In his last game with the Phillies, on September 26, 1979, Pete hit a solo home run off the Cardinals' Bob Sykes.

Pete previously served as an interim manager for both the Pirates (September 2005) and the Reds (July 2007 through the remainder of the season).

2 comments:

jim said...

Isn't Jimy Williams the bench coach

Jim said...

I believe he's back with the Braves as some sort of roving instructor . . .