Douglas Leonard Holmquist
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 6' 2", Weight 195 lb.
- School University of Bridgeport
Doug Holmquist played minor league baseball from 1962-1965, once hitting 16 homers in a year. He coached Sacred Heart University in 1968 and the University of Vermont from 1969 to 1971, at which point the school dropped baseball until 1978. He also started the baseball program at the Florida Technological University (1973-1975).
Holmquist managed for the New York Yankees in the minor leagues from 1978 to 1983. As the Yankees awarded World Series rings to their minor league managers as well, they gave Holmquist one. While managing in the minors, he worked with Willie McGee, Pat Tabler and Steve Balboni.
Year-by-Year Managerial Record
|1978||Fort Lauderdale Yankees||Florida State League||74-68||5th||New York Yankees|
|1979||Fort Lauderdale Yankees||Florida State League||92-51||1st||New York Yankees||Lost League Finals|
|1980||Fort Lauderdale Yankees||Florida State League||83-54||2nd||New York Yankees||League Champs|
|1981||Fort Lauderdale Yankees||Florida State League||81-53||1st||New York Yankees||Lost in 1st round|
|1982||Greensboro Hornets||South Atlantic League||96-45||1st||New York Yankees||League Champs|
|1983||Nashville Sounds||Southern League||88-58||2nd||New York Yankees||Lost in 1st round|
|1985||Columbus Clippers||International League||10-12||--||New York Yankees||--||replaced by Stump Merrill (65-52) May 7|