Harold Clifton Lanier
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 6' 2", Weight 180 lb.
- High School Boca Ciega High School
- Debut June 18, 1964
- Final Game September 30, 1973
- Born July 4, 1942 in Denton, NC USA
He became manager of the Houston Astros in 1986 and led the club to a division title in his first season. After three seasons with the Astros, he returned to coaching, with the Philadelphia Phillies in 1990 and 1991. After two seasons in Philadelphia, he returned to managing. He became manager of the Winnipeg Goldeyes of the Northern League in 1996 and led the club to the Northern League Championship Series five times in ten seasons. After the 2005 season, he moved on to manage the league's Joliet JackHammers. In 2016 he was named the manager of the year in the Can-Am Association for leading the Ottawa Champions to their first-ever postseason appearance. He then led the underdog team to the championship when they came back from losing the first two games of the finals at home to defeat the Rockland Boulders, three games to two.
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