An insider’s view of America’s Pastime
Join our town-hall format conversation with Mickey Hatcher as we talk about life in baseball, how it’s changing, and what it’s like for the players during the playoffs. And you’ll want to hear his description of the most memorable career highlight.
Mickey Hatcher is a former professional outfielder, third baseman, and first baseman that played in the MLB from 1979-1990. (LA Dodgers 1979-80; Minnesota Twins 1981-1986; LA Dodgers 1987-1990) He is well known for his hustle and fun-loving approach to the game, as well as replacing injured NL MVP Kirk Gibson in the 1988 World Series, where Hatcher went on to hit .368 with 2 home runs that helped propel the Dodgers to defeat the Oakland Athletics 4 games to 1.
After retiring in 1991, Hatcher began coaching at the professional level as a member of the Texas Rangers in the 1993-94 seasons. After parlaying this experience into managerial positions for Rookie League and Single A minor league teams, Hatcher re-joined the Dodgers as their hitting coach for the 2nd half of the 1998 season. In 2000, Former Dodger teammate Mike Scioscia, then the Manager of the Anaheim Angels, hired Hatcher to be the Angels hitting coach where he held the position for 12 seasons and was a member of their 2002 World Series Championship team.
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