Bill Dancy

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William Woodruff Dancy (born November 10, 1951, at Saint Augustine, Florida)[1] is an American baseball manager and coach. He was third base coach for the Philadelphia Phillies during the 2005 and 2006 seasons.[2][3][4][5] Currently, Dancy is the Minor League Field Coordinator for the Detroit Tigers.

Baseball career[edit]

Bill Dancy played for six years in the Phillies minor league system. His achievements include: hitting a home run batting both left-handed and right-handed in a game, batting .311 in one season for a Triple A baseball team, and hitting eight straight pinch hits (occurred during his fifth year).


  1. ^ Retrosheet
  2. ^ Mandel, Ken (January 20, 2005). "Dancy in Majors after 31-year wait". Retrieved 24 January 2010. 
  3. ^ Mandel, Ken (October 3, 2006). "Three coaches won't return to Phils". Retrieved 24 January 2010. 
  4. ^ "Dancy reaches the Majors". November 17, 2004. Retrieved 24 January 2010. 
  5. ^ "Phillies add Howe, Lopes, Williams to coaching staff". USA Today. AP. November 15, 2006. Retrieved 24 January 2010.