Russ Morman

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Russ Morman
First baseman
Born: (1962-04-28) April 28, 1962 (age 55)
Independence, Missouri
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
August 3, 1986, for the Chicago White Sox
Last MLB appearance
September 27, 1997, for the Florida Marlins
MLB statistics
Batting average .249
Home runs 10
Runs batted in 43

Russell Lee Morman (born April 22, 1962 in Independence, Missouri) is an American professional baseball coach and manager. During his active career, he played first base and the outfield in Major League Baseball from 1986 to 1997. He played for the Florida Marlins, Chicago White Sox, and Kansas City Royals.

In 2005, Russ was inducted into the Kansas City Sports Commission Hall of Fame.

After his playing career ended, Morman managed in the Marlin and Boston Red Sox farm systems and served as a hitting coach for the Portland Sea Dogs and Pawtucket Red Sox through the 2009 season.

He was the hitting coach of the Richmond Flying Squirrels of the Eastern League and Double-A affiliate of the San Francisco Giants, in 2010. In 2011, he became the hitting coach for the Fresno Grizzlies of the Pacific Coast League, then the Giants' Triple-A affiliate.

In 2014 the Giants announced that Morman would return to managing and Richmond as the skipper of the Flying Squirrels[1] and they assigned him to the Class A San Jose Giants of the California League for 2015.[2]

His career minor-league managerial record is 290–265 (.523) over four seasons.[3]


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Preceded by
Dave Machemer
Richmond Flying Squirrels manager
Succeeded by
Jose Alguacil