Marcel Lachemann

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Marcel Lachemann
Pitcher / Manager
Born: (1941-06-13) June 13, 1941 (age 77)
Los Angeles, California
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
June 4, 1969, for the Oakland Athletics
Last MLB appearance
April 25, 1971, for the Oakland Athletics
MLB statistics
Win–loss record 7-4
Earned run average 3.44
Strikeouts 55
Managerial record 161–170
Winning % .486
Teams

As player

As manager

As coach

Marcel Ernest Lachemann (born June 13, 1941) is an American professional baseball executive and a former player, manager and pitching coach in Major League Baseball (MLB). As a player, he was a relief pitcher for the Oakland Athletics. He is currently a special assistant to the general manager of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.

Career[edit]

After a three-year stint (196971) in the majors, he became the pitching coach for the California Angels in 1984. Lachemann stayed with the Angels until the 1993 season, when he was named pitching coach of the newly formed Florida Marlins by his younger brother, manager Rene.[1] His elder brother, Bill, is also a longtime baseball coach and manager who served as Marcel's bullpen coach with the Angels.

In 1994, he replaced Buck Rodgers as manager of the Angels. In 1995, the Angels improved markedly and at one point were 11 games ahead of the Seattle Mariners in August, but collapsed and lost a one-game playoff at the end of the season. The Angels never recovered their winning ways, and in August, 1996, he resigned as manager. He later returned to Anaheim as the Anaheim Angels pitching coach under Terry Collins from 1997 to 1998. In the early 2000s he was the Colorado Rockies pitching instructor, and also served in the Rockies' front office as assistant to general manager Dan O'Dowd from 2003 to 2011.

Lachemann served as pitching coach for Team USA during the 2006 World Baseball Classic and the 2008 Beijing Olympics and bullpen coach for the 2013 World Baseball Classic.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Marlins hire Lachemann". Reading Eagle. 24 October 1992. p. D4. Retrieved 19 October 2010. 

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Preceded by
Tom Morgan
California Angels pitching coach
1984–1992
Succeeded by
Chuck Hernandez
Preceded by
John Wathan
California Angels interim manager
1992
Succeeded by
John Wathan
Preceded by
Franchise established
Florida Marlins pitching coachh
1993–1994
Succeeded by
Larry Rothschild
Preceded by
Buck Rodgers
California Angels manager
1994–1996
Succeeded by
John McNamara
Preceded by
Joe Coleman
Anaheim Angels pitching coach
1997–1998
Succeeded by
Dick Pole
Preceded by
n/a
Anaheim Angels minor league field coordinator
1999
Succeeded by
Darrell Miller
Preceded by
Milt May
Colorado Rockies pitching coach
2000
Succeeded by
Jim Wright