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COACHING CAREER
• Begins his fourth season on the coaching staff after joining the organization as outfield coach/eye in the sky on 11/15/10
• Served as first base/outfield coach with Los Angeles (1998-2005), Pittsburgh (2006-07) and Baltimore (2008-10)
• Began his coaching career in the Dodgers organization with Class A Vero Beach in 1998

MANAGING CAREER
• Owns a career record of 291-335 (.465) as a minor-league skipper
• Began his managerial career in 1993 with independent Butte in the Pioneer League and went 26-49 (.347)
• Managed in the Dodgers organization at Class A Bakersfield (1994), Double-A San Antonio (1995-96) and Class A Savannah (1997), going 265-286 (.481)

PLAYING CAREER
• Played 11 seasons in the Major Leagues with Baltimore (1981-87), Los Angeles (1987-90) and Detroit (1990-91)
• Batted .239 with 70 HR and 313 RBI in 1,036 career games
• Was a member of the 1983 world champion Baltimore Orioles and 1988 world champion Los Angeles Dodgers

PERSONAL/MISCELLANEOUS
• Is married.....wife's name is Trina.....the couple has six children, including sons John T. III, Jeremy, Justin, JaVon and Jaren, and a daughter named Tiara
• Son John T. III is currently an amateur scout with the Brewers
• Son Jeremy was an outfielder in the Orioles organization in 2010
• Nephew Josh Harrison is currently an infielder with Pittsburgh
• Graduated from Henry Clay (KY) High School
• Attended Columbia State Community College in Tennessee

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