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Andrew Junipero Fox (born January 12, 1971) is an American professional baseball coach and a former Major League Baseball infielder and coach.

Andy Fox
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Fox with the Marlins
Utility / Coach
Born: (1971-01-12) January 12, 1971 (age 48)
Sacramento, California
Batted: Left Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 7, 1996, for the New York Yankees
Last MLB appearance
October 3, 2004, for the Texas Rangers
MLB statistics
Batting average.239
Home runs30
Runs batted in168
Teams
As player

As coach

Career highlights and awards

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Playing careerEdit

Fox, a second round draft pick, graduated from Christian Brothers High School in Sacramento. Also Fox attended a St. Mary, a Catholic school, in Sacramento for grades k-8.

In Major League Baseball, he played for the New York Yankees, Arizona Diamondbacks, Florida Marlins, Texas Rangers, and Montreal Expos. He won a World Series as a member of the Marlins' 2003 World Series championship team and as a member of the Yankees' 1996 World Series championship team. While with the Diamondbacks, he set the team's single season record for times hit by pitch.

Coaching/managing careerEdit

 
Fox (right) with Marlins outfielder Cody Ross in 2008.

After his playing career ended, Fox became a minor league coach in the Texas Rangers' farm system in 2005 and served as manager of the Class A Clinton LumberKings in 2006. On March 24, 2007, Fox replaced Perry Hill as the Florida Marlins' first base and infield coach. Fox had previously played under Hill in 2002; similarly, former Marlins manager Fredi Gonzalez was a coach for the Marlins during part of Fox's playing career with the team.[1]

After the 2009 season he was named the hitting coach of the Double-A West Tenn Diamond Jaxx of the Southern League.[2] He was named minor league infield coordinator by the Boston Red Sox for the 2011 season.[3] He still holds that position as of the 2019 season, while adding the new responsibilities of assistant field coordinator for Boston's player development organization.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Joe Frisaro. "Notes: Fox replaces Hill on staff Archived April 13, 2008, at the Wayback Machine", Florida Marlins, March 24, 2007. Retrieved on 2008-05-03.
  2. ^ "Mariners announce Minor League coaching staff for 2010 season". Major League Baseball. seattle.mariners.mlb.com. December 7, 2009. Retrieved 2009-12-13.
  3. ^ Boston Red Sox, January 10, 2011
  4. ^ MLB.com, Red Sox Set Minor League, Player Development Staff. (10 January 2019)

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