Marc Bombard

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Marc Bombard (born November 15, 1949 in Baltimore, Maryland, USA) was the Philadelphia Phillies first base coach from 2005 to 2006. Before coaching, Bombard pitched in the Cincinnati Reds organization from 1971 to 1977. At one point his roommate was Randy "Macho Man" Savage. In 1978, he became a minor league manager and coach for the Reds. After short careers with the Milwaukee Brewers and Pittsburgh Pirates organizations (and manager of the minor league Buffalo Bisons in 1992), he returned to the Reds as manager of the minor league Indianapolis Indians from 1993 to 1995. In 1996, Bombard served as the Reds' third base coach. He joined the Phillies' organization the following year and managed the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons of the International League for eight seasons, and was named the league's Manager of the Year for 2002.[1] He became Phillies first base coach in 2005.[2] Bombard was let go by the Phillies following the 2006 season.[3]

Bombard was replaced by former Milwaukee Brewers manager and Los Angeles Dodgers infielder Davey Lopes.

Bombard was named the manager of the Round Rock Express on December 3, 2008. The Express are the Triple A minor league affiliate of the Houston Astros. He managed the Express for the next two seasons.

Bombard was elected to the International League Hall of Fame in 2015.[1] Bombard was elected to the Florida State League Hall of Fame in 2016.

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  1. ^ a b "International League Hall of Fame Class of 2015" (PDF). milb.com. Retrieved February 8, 2015. 
  2. ^ Marc Bombard - BR Bullpen
  3. ^ Notes: Phillies fire three coaches; man files complaint against Detroit's Rogers

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