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Rick Magnante

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Richard P. Magnante

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Biographical Information[edit]


Third baseman Rick Magnante played 35 games for the 1969 Reno Silver Sox. He hit just .135/.179/.216 with 23 strikeouts in 74 at-bats.

Magnante managed the South African team in the 2006 World Baseball Classic, 2007 Baseball World Cup, 2008 Final Olympic Qualification Tournament, 2009 World Baseball Classic and 2009 Baseball World Cup and is currently manager of the Vancouver Canadians of the Northwest League. In 1990, he was head coach for Novara in Serie A1. Magnante also appeared in the 1996 movie "The Fan" as the Giants' third base coach. He was an area scout for the Oakland Athletics from 1996-2005. His involvement in African baseball continued with a coaching stint in the inaugural MLB African Academy in 2011.

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

Year Team League Record Finish Organization Playoffs
1987 Bristol Tigers Appalachian League 20-49 8th Detroit Tigers
1988 Bristol Tigers Appalachian League 46-27 2nd Detroit Tigers Lost playoff
1989 Niagara Falls Rapids New York-Penn League 43-33 5th Detroit Tigers
2006 Vancouver Canadians Northwest League 39-37 4th Oakland Athletics
2007 Vancouver Canadians Northwest League 37-38 2nd Oakland Athletics
2008 Vancouver Canadians Northwest League 34-42 6th Oakland Athletics
2009 Vancouver Canadians Northwest League 36-40 5th Oakland Athletics
2010 Vancouver Canadians Northwest League 42-34 4th Oakland Athletics Lost in 1st round
2011 Vermont Lake Monsters New York-Penn League 39-35 6th (t) Oakland Athletics Lost in 1st round
2012 Vermont Lake Monsters New York-Penn League 33-43 10th Oakland Athletics
2013 Vermont Lake Monsters New York-Penn League 33-43 12th Oakland Athletics
2014 Beloit Snappers Midwest League 55-84 16th Oakland Athletics
2015 Stockton Ports California League 74-66 5th Oakland Athletics Lost in 1st round
2016 Stockton Ports California League 60-80 8th (t) Oakland Athletics
2017 Stockton Ports California League 71-69 4th Oakland Athletics Lost in 1st round
2018 Stockton Ports California League Oakland Athletics

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