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Brian Gerald Snitker
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 6' 1", Weight 192 lb.
- School University of New Orleans
- High School Macon (IL) High School
 Biographical Information
Brian Snitker has been affiliated with the Atlanta Braves for 40 years. A catcher, he played in the team's farm system from 1977 to 1980. After retiring as a player, he was a longtime coach and manager in the Braves organization. He was also the Braves bullpen coach in 1985 and again from 1988 to 1990. In 1991 he returned to the minors as a coach with the Macon Braves. He would manage Macon in 1992 before moving back to the coaching ranks with the Greenville Braves for the 1993-1994 seasons. Snitker was named Atlanta's third base coach beginning in 2007 season. He held the position until the 2013 season, then was succeeded by Doug Dascenzo.
After managing the Braves' AAA affiliate, the Gwinnett Braves, starting in 2014, he was appointed interim manager of the major league Braves on May 17, 2016, following the firing of Fredi Gonzalez. On October 11th the interim label was removed, the ersult of the Braves playing quite well under Snitker in the second half of the season.
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 Further Reading
- Howard Megdal: "Braves manager Brian Snitker has simple mantra after 4 decades: 'Enjoy every day'", USA Today Sports, June 23, 2016.