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Roy David McMillan
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 5' 11", Weight 170 lb.
- High School Bonham High School
- Debut April 16, 1951
- Final Game August 3, 1966
- Born July 17, 1929 in Bonham, TX USA
- Died November 2, 1997 in Bonham, TX USA
After retiring as a player, Roy McMillan was a coach for the Jacksonville Suns in 1967. He then managed in the New York Mets system in 1968-1969. He was a coach for the Milwaukee Brewers from 1970 to 1972, managing the team for two games in 1972 after Dave Bristol was fired. He then moved back to the Mets as a coach in 1974 and replaced Yogi Berra as manager partway through the 1975 season. The team did slightly worse under his guidance, and he was not retained for the following year. He also managed in the Minnesota Twins chain in 1977-1980.He then scouted for the Montreal Expos (1982-??).
McMillan, in 1960, became the first MLB shortstop with a five-hit, two-home run game. It would be 23 years before Cal Ripken, Jr. became the second, in 1983, followed by John Valentin in 1995. In 2000, another Reds shortstop became the second National League shortstop to do so, following McMillan - Barry Larkin. Asdrubal Cabrera became #5 in 2011.
- 2-time NL All-Star (1956 & 1957)
- 3-time Gold Glove Winner (1957/ML, 1958/NL & 1959/NL)
|New York Mets Manager
Year-By-Year Managerial Record
|1968||Visalia Mets||California League||61-79||7th (t)||New York Mets|
|1969||Visalia Mets||California League||30-34||--||New York Mets||replaced by Chuck Estrada|
|Memphis Blues||Texas League||4th||New York Mets||League Champs||replaced John Antonelli|
|1972||Milwaukee Brewers||American League||1-1||--||Milwaukee Brewers|| replaced Dave Bristol (10-20) on May 28 /|
replaced by Del Crandall on May 30
|1975||New York Mets||National League||26-27||3rd||New York Mets||replaced Yogi Berra (56-53) on August 6|
|1977||Visalia Oaks||California League||65-75||4th||Minnesota Twins|
|1978||Visalia Oaks||California League||97-42||1st||Minnesota Twins||League Champs|
|1979||Orlando Twins||Southern League||60-81||9th||Minnesota Twins|
|1980||Orlando Twins||Southern League||65-78||7th||Minnesota Twins|