Salvatore Philip Butera
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 6' 0", Weight 190 lb.
- School Suffolk County Community College
- High School Connetquot High School
- Debut April 10, 1980
- Final Game September 26, 1988
- Born September 25, 1952 in Richmond Hill, NY USA
After his playing career ended, he managed the Osceola Astros from 1990 to 1992. In 1993 and 1994, he managed the Jackson Generals and then the Hardware City Rock Cats in 1995. He also did some scouting. He also was the Toronto Blue Jays bullpen coach in 1998. In 2008, Butera was Special Assistant to the General Manager for the Blue Jays.
Butera is the father of catcher Drew Butera.
Year-By-Year Minor League Managerial Record
|1990||Osceola Astros||Florida State League||72-66||7th||Houston Astros|
|1991||Osceola Astros||Florida State League||64-63||7th||Houston Astros|
|1992||Osceola Astros||Florida State League||72-62||7th||Houston Astros|
|1993||Jackson Generals||Texas League||73-62||2nd||Houston Astros||League Champs|
|1994||Jackson Generals||Texas League||74-61||2nd||Houston Astros||Lost League Finals|
|1995||Hardware City Rock Cats||Eastern League||65-77||9th||Minnesota Twins|