Re: Reds to offer Baker a contract
Originally Posted by George Foster
I don't know if he would want to do it because he has a pretty good gig at MLB but "The Mayor" Sean Casey could rake! Lifetime .300 hitter. I would love his enthusiasm and positive attitude on the beach. He had a great work ethic, and would work day and night with the hitters if ask too. He would have instant respect and credibility as a hitting coach.
This would be a complete bust. Look at another team in our division that hired an ex-star of theirs to be hitting coach even though he had very little experience with it....Cardinals and Mark McGwire
Tim McCarver: Baseball Quotes
I remember one time going out to the mound to talk with Bob Gibson. He told me to get back behind the batter, that the only thing I knew about pitching was that it was hard to hit.