Former head coach Jimmy Williams, who won 910 Major League Baseball (MLB), died at the age of 80 at a hospital in Tafon Springs, Florida, Reuters reported on the 30th (Korea time).
The three teams, Toronto Blue Jays, Boston Red Sox and Houston Astros, which former coach Williams took the helm, issued a statement of condolence.라바카지노주소
The Toronto club paid tribute, saying, “Williams’ impact on our club will be remembered forever,” while the Boston club honored, “He is the true core and leader of our club.”
Williams, who had only three hits in the Major League when he was an active player, started his career as a coach early in 1974. Having taken the helm of the team in 1986, Williams had 281 wins, 241 losses, and 0.538 winning percentage over four seasons.
After that, he worked as a third base coach for the Atlanta Braves and won the 1995 World Series ring, and took his second chance as Boston manager in 1997.
He won the 1999 American League Coach of the Year in recognition of leading the team to the postseason for two consecutive years in 1998 and 1999.
After serving as Houston coach from 2002 to 2004, he moved to the Philadelphia Phillies bench coach and won his second World Series title in 2008. His overall record as a coach is 910-790 with a winning rate of 0.535.