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MANAGING/COACHING CAREER
• Joined the Phillies on 11/12/08 and was named 3rd base coach/infield instructor on 11/21/08
• Shifted to 1st base coach for the 2011 season and had baserunning instruction added to his duties
• In his first season as baserunning coach, the Phillies continued to lead all ML teams in SB % (80.0) for the 5th straight season
• Was a coach for the 2009 & 2010 NL All-Star teams
• Went 122-164 in parts of 3 seasons as manager for BAL (8/4/05-6/18/07)
• Spent 10 seasons as bench (2001-05) and 3rd base (1996-2000) coach with BAL
• Also served as the 3rd base coach for NYM (1987-89), CIN (1990-92) and SEA (1993-95; 2008)
• Began his pro coaching career as a manager in NYM's minor league system in 1982
• In 5 seasons as a minor league manager, won 3 titles and never had a losing season
• Won the Carolina League title and was named Manager of the Year with Lynchburg in 1983
• Won the Texas League title in 1984 and was named Baseball America's Manager of the Year
• Won third straight title with Jackson in 1985
• Went 74-66 with Tidewater (AAA) in 1986 and finished his minor league managerial career at 364-263 (.581)

PLAYING CAREER
• Originally signed as a free agent by MIN on 8/15/72
• Began his pro career with Ft. Lauderdale in 1973 and led Florida State League shortstops in fielding %
• Hit a professional-best .310 in 102 games for Tacoma (AAA) in 1977
• Was called up to MIN in September and hit .292 in 10 games
• Was moved to SD in 1979 and spent most of the season with Hawaii (AAA)
• Spent the 1980 season with the Yakult Swallows of Japan's Central League and hit a professional-high 15 HR
• Concluded his playing career with Tidewater (AAA) in 1981
• In 9 minor league seasons, was a 5-time fielding champion

PERSONAL
Samuel Benedict Perlozzo... Married, wife's name is Beth; one daughter, Mia (12/13/78) and one son, Eric (9/7/84)... 1973 graduate of George Washington University with a BS in physical education... MVP of college team his junior year, and was elected to GW's Sports Hall of Fame in 1986 and to GW's Sports Executive Hall of Fame in 2007... Was honored at the "Dapper Dan" banquet in his hometown of Cumberland, MD in 1997.

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