Jim Slaton

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James Michael Slaton

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Biographical Information[edit]

As of 2019, Jim Slaton remains the all-time leader in pitcher wins, innings pitched and shutouts for the Milwaukee Brewers.

In 1989, he played for the Fort Myers Sun Sox of the Senior Professional Baseball Association.

Slaton spent more than a decade as a minor league coach. He was a coach for the Oakland A's organization with the Southern Oregon A's (1991-1993) and AZL Athletics (1994). He was then pitching coach for the Daytona Cubs (1995-1996), Lancaster JetHawks (1997-1998), and Tacoma Rainiers (1999-2003).

He was a roving pitching instructor for the Seattle Mariners in 2004, and was the Mariners' bullpen coach from 2005 to 2007. Slaton was the pitching coach for the Las Vegas 51s in 2008 and moved to the Albuquerque Isotopes in 2009-2010. Slaton left Albuquerque in July 2010 to attend to his ailing father and was replaced by Glenn Dishman. He joined the Dodgers as interim bullpen coach in 2012 while Ken Howell dealt with some diabetes-related issues.

Notable Achievements[edit]

  • AL All-Star (1977)
  • 15 Wins Seasons: 2 (1978 & 1979)
  • 200 Innings Pitched Seasons: 7 (1973-1979)

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