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Richard Henry Pole

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[edit] Biographical Information

Dick Pole, a long-time pitching coach, pitched six seasons in the major leagues, primarily as a starter. He appeared in Game 5 of the 1975 World Series with the Boston Red Sox.

He also spent ten seasons in the minors, including several seasons at Pawtucket where he was a teammate of Jim Rice and Cecil Cooper.

After his playing career ended, Pole was a big league coach with the Chicago Cubs (1988-1991), San Francisco Giants (1993-1997), Boston Red Sox (1998), Anaheim Angels (1999), Cleveland Indians (2000-2001), and Montreal Expos (2002). He rejoined the Cubs coaching staff in 2003 and remained with them through the 2006 season. In 2007, he became the Cincinnati Reds' pitching coach.

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[edit] Further Reading

  • Bill Nowlin: "Dick Pole", in Bill Nowlin and Cecilia Tan, ed.: '75:The Red Sox Team that Saved Baseball, SABR, Phoenix, AZ, 2015, pp. 82-85. ISBN 978-1-933599-97-7

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