Bruce Hines

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Bruce Edwin Hines

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Biographical Information[edit]

Bruce Hines played college ball at the University of La Verne and the Milwaukee Brewers drafted him in the 15th round of the 1979 amateur draft. He did not sign with the Brewers and returned to college where he was named First Team All-SCIAC in 1980. Subsequently, Hines was drafted in the 18th round of the 1980 amateur draft by the San Diego Padres. Hines played minor league baseball from 1980-1982, mostly as a second baseman. Overall he hit .236 with an OPS of .665.

After his playing career ended, Hines spent years as a scout, manager, coach, roving instructor, and field coordinator. Most of this time was spent working with minor leaguers with occasional forays to coach in the major leagues.

Hines returned to the coaching ranks in 2021 as first base coach of the now Los Angeles Angels.

He is the son of Ben Hines

Year-By-Year Minor League Managerial Record[edit]

Year Team League Record Finish Organization Playoffs
1985 Salem Angels Northwest League 39-35 2nd (t) California Angels
1986 Salem Angels Northwest League 38-36 6th California Angels
1992 AZL Athletics Arizona League 34-22 1st Oakland Athletics none League Champs
1993 AZL Athletics Arizona League 35-20 1st Oakland Athletics none League Champs
1995 AZL Angels Arizona League 35-21 2nd California Angels
1996 AZL Angels Arizona League 24-32 5th California Angels
1997 Vancouver Canadians Pacific Coast League 75-68 5th Anaheim Angels Lost in 1st round

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