Rich Hacker

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Richard Warren Hacker

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The nephew of Warren Hacker, Rich Hacker played briefly as a shortstop for the Montreal Expos in 1971, but had a much longer career as a coach.

Hacker began 1979 as scouting supervisor for the San Diego Padres. When Glenn Ezell had open-heart surgery in May, Hacker went to be the 1st base coach for player-manager Rusty Gerhardt. When Tim Flannery was injured in August, Hacker was pressed into playing for the first time since 1973. He was a St. Louis Cardinals coach from 1986 to 1990 and a member of the Toronto Blue Jays staff from 1991 to 1994.

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