Doug Mansolino

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Douglas Mansolino

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Biographical information[edit]

Doug Mansolino has been the third base coach of the Houston Astros since 2005. Prior to joining the Astros, he was a coach with the Chicago White Sox (1992-1996), Milwaukee Brewers (1998-1999), and Detroit Tigers (2000-2002).

Mansolino began his coaching career as a coach for the Phoenix Giants in 1985. He was also the roving infield instructor for the San Francisco Giants. He joined the White Sox organization from 1988 to 1996, where he had various posts including field coordinator and minor league defensive coordinator. In 1997 he was a manager in the New York Mets chain for the Capital City Bombers. In 2003-2004, he was the Pittsburgh Pirates roving infield instructor and defensive coordinator. Mansolino was the minor league infield coordinator for the Philadelphia Phillies in 2008-2011.

Mansolino has also had brief interim managing stints with the Clinton Giants, Sarasota White Sox, and Vancouver Canadians.

Mansolino's son, Tony Mansolino, was drafted out of Vanderbilt University in the 2005 amateur draft by the Chicago White Sox.

Year-By-Year Minor League Managerial Record[edit]

Year Team League Record Finish Organization Playoffs Notes
1991 Vancouver Canadians Pacific Coast League 3-1 -- Chicago White Sox replaced Moe Drabowsky (0-3) on June 17 /
replaced by Rick Renick (22-43) on June 22
1997 Capital City Bombers South Atlantic League 11-13 -- New York Mets replaced by John Stephenson (66-50) on June 18

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