Mark Cresse

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Mark Cresse
Coach
Born: (1951-09-21) September 21, 1951 (age 64)
St. Albans, New York
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Mark Emery Cresse (born September 21, 1951 in St. Albans, New York) was a member of the coaching staff of the Los Angeles Dodgers from 1974-1998.

A catcher at Golden West College, Cresse was drafted by the St. Louis Cardinals in the third round of the 1971 MLB draft. He played three seasons of minor league baseball.

He had a 25-season run as a member of the Dodgers' coaching staff, primarily as the bullpen coach.

The Mark Cresse School of Baseball was established in 1984

His son, Brad Cresse, is a former minor league catcher.[1]

The list of past students that played Major League Baseball includes Hall of Fame catcher Mike Piazza, Jeff Kent, J.T. Snow, Craig Wilson, Michael Young, Howie Clark, Rocky Bidle, Mark Trumbo and l Hank Conger

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Baseball Camps - Mark Cresse School of Baseball". Mark Cresse School of Baseball. Retrieved 2016-07-11. 

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Preceded by
Dixie Walker
Los Angeles Dodgers Bullpen Coach
1974-1998
Succeeded by
Rick Dempsey