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Max Oliveras (Mako)
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 6' 0", Weight 195 lb.
Mako Oliveras played in the minor leagues from 1969 to 1976, reaching AA in 1971-1972 and 1974-1975.
In May 1986, he took over as skipper of the independent Miami Marlins after Fred Hatfield was fired. Oliveras had been "widely praised for his work in the Puerto Rican Winter League" according to Baseball America's 1987 Statistics Report, and the Marlins won the most games they had in eight years. The next year Oliveras was hired by the California Angels organization, and he managed the Midland Angels from 1987 to 1989. He moved up to AAA, managing the Edmonton Trappers from 1990 to 1992 and the Vancouver Canadians in 1993. Oliveras became a coach for the Angels in 1994 and was a member of the Chicago Cubs staff from 1995 to 1997. In 1998, he managed the Kinston Indians. He took over as skipper of the Orlando Rays in 2002, then moved down to the Charleston RiverDogs in 2003, and then back up to the Bakersfield Blaze in 2004. In 2005-2006 Oliveras served as coach of the Montgomery Biscuits. He managed the Binghamton Mets from 2007 to 2009.