Dick McLaughlin

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Richard Timothy McLaughlin

  • Bats Left, Throws Left
  • Height 6' 0", Weight 175 lb.

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Biographical Information[edit]

Dick McLaughlin was signed by the Kansas City A's in 1958 as a pitcher. After going 2-1 but with a 10.71 ERA in the class D Nebraska State League, McLaughlin did not play in 1959. He returned as a OF/1B in the Los Angeles Dodgers chain from 1960 to 1970, spending the last 5 full seasons at AAA, but never reaching the majors.

After retiring as a player, McLaughlin scouted for the Dodgers from 1971-1977 and managed in the Dodger chain from 1976 to 1980. He was a coach for the Albuquerque Dukes in 1982-1986 and 1995-1998. Leaving the Dodgers, McLaughlin was the minor league Outfield and Baserunning Instructor for the Texas Rangers in 1999-2001.

Year-by-Year Managerial Record[edit]

Year Team League Record Finish Organization Playoffs
1976 Danville Dodgers Midwest League 56-73 8th (t) Los Angeles Dodgers
1977 Clinton Dodgers Midwest League 79-59 2nd Los Angeles Dodgers
1978 Clinton Dodgers Midwest League 53-82 7th Los Angeles Dodgers
1979 Clinton Dodgers Midwest League 74-59 3rd Los Angeles Dodgers Lost in 1st round
1980 Lodi Dodgers California League 57-83 8th Los Angeles Dodgers