Rich Miller

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Richard Edwin Miller

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Biographical Information[edit]

Outfielder Rich Miller was drafted in the 6th round of the 1973 amateur draft and played 8 years in the New York Mets' organization hitting a cumulative .258 in 679 games. He made the New York-Penn League All-Star team in 1973. He was a player/coach for the Jackson Mets in 1979-1980.

He managed the Shelby Mets in 1982, the Columbia Mets in 1984 and part of 1985, and the Little Falls Mets in 1981 and 1986-1987. He was a scout for the Mets in 1983, and coached for the Tidewater Tides in 1988-1990. He joined the Minnesota Twins organization in 2004, where he coached the Rochester Red Wings in 2004, 2006 and 2007. In 2005, he was interim manager for the Red Wings. Miller was the Outfield and Baserunning Roving Instructor for the Twins in 2008 then was Hitting Coach for the Twins' Class A ball team, the Beloit Snappers, for the first half of 2009, and was back to coaching in Rochester for the second half.

In 2010 he joined the Toronto Blue Jays in the position as Outfield, Baserunning Roving Instructor. In 2014, he was listed as a senior baseball advisor for the Blue Jays. He then managed the Vancouver Canadians in 2017.

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

Year Team League Record Finish Organization Playoffs Notes
1981 Little Falls Mets New York-Penn League 31-39 7th New York Mets
1982 Shelby Mets South Atlantic League 77-63 2nd New York Mets
1984 Columbia Mets South Atlantic League 82-57 1st New York Mets
1985 Columbia Mets South Atlantic League 56-44 2nd New York Mets Lost in 1st round replaced Bud Harrelson (23-13) on May 17
1986 Little Falls Mets New York-Penn League 36-40 7th New York Mets
1987 Little Falls Mets New York-Penn League 38-36 8th New York Mets
2005 Rochester Red Wings International League 69-62 6th (t) Minnesota Twins replaced Phil Roof (6-7) on April 21
2017 Vancouver Canadians Northwest League 43-33 1st Toronto Blue Jays League Champs

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