Luis Silverio

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Luis Silverio
Luis Silverio on June 12, 2012.jpg
Outfielder / Coach
Born: (1956-10-23) October 23, 1956 (age 57)
Villa González, Dominican Republic
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
September 9, 1978 for the Kansas City Royals
Last MLB appearance
September 30, 1978 for the Kansas City Royals
Career statistics
Batting average .545
Home runs 0
Runs batted in 3
Teams

As player

As coach

Luis Pascual (Delmonte) Silverio (born October 23, 1956 in Villa González, Dominican Republic) is a former Major League Baseball coach, currently serving as the Senior Advisor to Latin American Operations for the Pittsburgh Pirates.[1] In 2011 and 2012, he was the first-base, outfield and baserunning coach for the Pirates' major league team.

Prior to joining the Pittsburgh organization, Silverio spent thirty-five years in the Kansas City Royals' organization, and was a coach at the Major League level for the Royals from 2003–2008.[2] Silverio has been associated with the Royals since he signed as a non-drafted free agent on November 12, 1973. He played 8 games with the Royals in September 1978. Silverio coached in the Royals minor league system from 1983 to 1989. He was the general manager of the Royals' Dominican League entry from 1990 to 1992, the coordinator of Latin American operations from 1993 to 1999, the coordinator of Dominican operation from 2000 to 2002, and player development coordinator in 2009–2010.[3] His daughter, Jennifer, is married to former Royals shortstop Ángel Berroa.

Silverio has two sons and two daughters and lives in Kansas City. His oldest son was part of the KC Colts Baseball program managed by Tony Caldarella. that won the Missouri State USSSA state title in 2007.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Pirates Announce Jay Bell As New Hitting Coach". Pirates Prospects. October 31, 2012. Retrieved 19 April 2014. 
  2. ^ "Bio at pirates.com". 
  3. ^ Kaegel, Dick (April 21, 2008). "Silverio reflects on path to big leagues Royals' long-serving third-base coach was once prospect". MLB. Retrieved 16 March 2010. 

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