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Tony Muser

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Anthony Joseph Muser

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Biographical Information[edit]


Tony Muser played parts of nine seasons in the majors with four different clubs. After his major league playing days ended, he played with the Seibu Lions in Japan in 1979.

After spending several years managing in the minors, Muser was a Milwaukee Brewers coach from 1985 to 1989, a Brewers scout in 1990, and a member of the Chicago Cubs coaching staff from 1993 to 1997. He became manager of the Kansas City Royals in the middle of the 1997 season and remained with them until 2002. From 2003 to 2006, he was the San Diego Padres bench coach. In 2007, he returned to the minors as skipper of the AZL Padres. In 2008 and 2009, Muser was the Padres' minor league hitting coordinator.

While third base coach for Milwaukee in 1986, Muser was severely burned in a fire at the Brewers' spring training complex.

Preceded by
Bob Boone
Kansas City Royals Manager
Succeeded by
John Mizerock

Year-By-Year Managerial Record[edit]

Year Team League Record Finish Organization Playoffs Notes
1980 Stockton Ports California League 90-51 1st/1st Milwaukee Brewers League Champs
1981 El Paso Diablos Texas League 65-69 2nd/4th Milwaukee Brewers
1982 El Paso Diablos Texas League 76-60 1st/2nd Milwaukee Brewers Lost League Championship
1983 El Paso Diablos Texas League 35-33 2nd Milwaukee Brewers Replaced by Lee Sigman on June 22
Vancouver Canadians Pacific Coast League 29-41 9th Milwaukee Brewers Replaced Dick Phillips (31-39) on June 22
1984 Vancouver Canadians Pacific Coast League 71-71 4th Milwaukee Brewers
1991 Denver Zephyrs American Association 79-65 2nd Milwaukee Brewers League Champs
Triple-A Classic Champs
1992 Denver Zephyrs American Association 73-71 5th Milwaukee Brewers
1997 Kansas City Royals American League 31-48 4th Kansas City Royals replaced Bob Boone (36-46) on July 9
1998 Kansas City Royals American League 72-89 3rd Kansas City Royals
1999 Kansas City Royals American League 64-97 4th Kansas City Royals
2000 Kansas City Royals American League 77-85 4th Kansas City Royals
2001 Kansas City Royals American League 65-97 5th Kansas City Royals
2002 Kansas City Royals American League 8-15 -- Kansas City Royals replaced by John Mizerock on April 30
2007 AZL Padres Arizona League 28-28 4th (t) San Diego Padres

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