COACHING HIGHLIGHTS: Begins his fourth season as the White Sox first base coach and 19th as a coach in the organization … spent the 1998-2012 seasons in the player development system, including the last 12 as the minor-league outfield instructor. ... Served as hitting coach at Advanced Rookie Bristol (1998) and Class A Burlington (1999), helping each team win its respective league title, and Class A Winston-Salem in 2000. ... Spent the 1996 season as a player/coach with Regina in the independent Prairie League.
PLAYING CAREER: Played 11 seasons in the Major Leagues with the White Sox (1984-90), Mets (1990-92), Rockies (1993) and Yankees (1994)...Batted .249 (655-2,629) with 83 home runs, 278 RBIs and 98 stolen bases in 1,058 games...His best season came in 1990 when he hit .272 (100-367) with 12 home runs, 45 RBIs and 19 stolen bases in 120 games with the White Sox and Mets...Played 115 of his 120 games that season with the Mets...Hit a career-high 15 home runs with the White Sox in 1988...Played for the expansion Rockies in 1993, hitting .261 (76-291) with 14 homers and 40 RBIs...Made his Major League debut on 5/13/84 vs. Texas, singling off Charlie Hough in his first at-bat...Was selected by the Sox in the first round (seventh overall) of the 1981 Draft.
MISCELLANEOUS/PERSONAL: Married Sherrilyn...Has one child: Dash...Graduated in 1981 from Woodward High School in Cincinnati, Ohio...Father, Henry, managed the semipro Cincinnati Tigers baseball team, which featured future Major Leaguer Dave Parker.