Bill Schmidt (scout)

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William E. Schmidt

Biographical Information[edit]

Bill Schmidt was the scouting director for the Colorado Rockies from 2000-2011.

Schmidt was the head coach at Magnolia High School, then was an assistant coach at Santa Ana College in 1982-1984 and Arizona State University in 1985.

Schmidt was a scout for the Cincinnati Reds in 1982-1984. He coached the Billings Mustangs in 1984 and the Helena Gold Sox in 1986. He was a scout for the Major League Baseball Scouting Bureau in 1987-1988 and the New York Yankees from 1988-1995 while also coaching the Oneonta Yankees in 1991-1993. He moved to the Cleveland Indians as a national crosschecker from 1995-1999, before joining the Rockies.

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