Bobby Mitchell (1980s outfielder)
Born: April 7, 1955|
Salt Lake City, Utah
|September 1, 1980, for the Los Angeles Dodgers|
|Last MLB appearance|
|September 21, 1983, for the Minnesota Twins|
After his playing days, he was a minor league coach from 1992 to 2005 for minor league affiliates of the Montreal Expos, San Diego Padres, Chicago Cubs, and Anaheim Angels and a roving outfield and baserunning instructor in the farm system of the Boston Red Sox.
In 2006, he became the manager of the Rancho Cucamonga Quakes in the Angels system, and in 2008 he was promoted to skipper of the Triple-A Salt Lake Bees of the Pacific Coast League. In 2015, he was named roving minor league outfield and baserunning coach for the Atlanta Braves. In 2016 he joined the New York Yankees' system as manager of the Double-A Trenton Thunder, and was rehired for 2017 after leading his 2016 club to 87 wins and the Eastern League playoffs. On January 31, 2018, Bobby Mitchell was named the new manager of the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders. In nine years as a minor league pilot, Mitchell has compiled a 517–460 (.529) win-loss record.
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