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Chuck Crim #50

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Full Name:
Chuck Crim
Uniform #:
50

COACHING CAREER
The 2015 season is the third for the former big league reliever overseeing the Dodger bullpen and ninth overall in the organization…during his time as the club's bullpen coach, the Dodger bullpen ranks sixth in the Majors in save percentage (73.8) and seventh in inherited runners scored percentage (24.5)…served as an amateur scout (2007-08), Rookie-Advanced Ogden's pitching coach (2009), Single-A Great Lakes' pitching coach (2010) and Double-A Chattanooga's pitching coach (2011-12)...joined the Dodgers' Major League coaching staff as an assistant in the bullpen in 2011 and 2012 when rosters expanded in September…his staff at Chattanooga posted a Southern League-best 3.66 ERA in 2011 and was second best in 2012 (3.57)…spent the 2007 and 2008 campaigns as a Dodger amateur scout in the Central and Southern California regions…prior to scouting, he served as the head pitching director at SHO-ME Baseball Camp in Branson, MO from 1995-2002...was the head baseball coach at Canyon High School in Santa Clarita, CA from 2004-05.

PLAYING CAREER
Crim enjoyed an eight-year Major League playing career with the Brewers (1987-91), Angels (1992-93) and the Cubs (1994)…went 47-43 with 45 saves and a 3.83 ERA in 449 games…led the American League with 70 appearances in 1988 and 76 games in 1989...as a rookie with the Brewers in 1987, he earned two of the club's Major League-record 13 wins to start the season…was the primary set-up man to Milwaukee closer Dan Plesac to jump-start his career.

PERSONAL
Charles Robert Crim and his wife of 33 years, Deanne, reside in Glendale, AZ...they have two children - Cody, 28, and Jacob, 17…after retiring from baseball as a player in 1994, Crim moved to Branson, Mo. to pursue his pro fishing career…Crim fished on the BASS Tour and Central Pro AM tour from 1995 to 2002 and won a Central Pro AM tournament at Bull Shoals Lake before retiring in 2002 and returning to California...hobbies include bass fishing, fly fishing, playing the guitar, golf and woodworking…Crim pitched for the University of Hawaii from 1980 to 1982…was selected to the Milwaukee Brewers "Wall of Honor" in 2014, and a bronze plaque with his image is permanently affixed to the exterior wall at Milwaukee's Miller Park.

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