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Pete Mackanin

Philadelphia Phillies — No. 22
Second baseman
Born: August 1, 1951 (1951-08-01) (age 58)
Chicago, Illinois
Batted: Right Threw: Right 
MLB debut
July 3, 1973 for the Texas Rangers
Last MLB appearance
October 3, 1981 for the Minnesota Twins
Career statistics
Batting average     .226
Home runs     30
RBI     141
Teams

As player

As manager

As bench coach

Career highlights and awards
  • Had a career-high 12 home runs, 101 hits, and 44 RBI in 1975 for the Montreal Expos

Peter Mackanin, Jr. (pronounced "ma KAN in") (born August 1, 1951 in Chicago, Illinois) is a former second baseman and manager in Major League Baseball who most recently served as the acting manager of the Cincinnati Reds, having replaced Jerry Narron in 2007 before being replaced at season's end by Dusty Baker. He is currently the bench coach for the Philadelphia Phillies.

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Biography

Mackanin was drafted by the Washington Senators in the 1969 Major League Baseball Draft and made his debut with them in 1973, after they moved and became the Texas Rangers. In a 9-year career, he also played for the Montreal Expos, Philadelphia Phillies, and Minnesota Twins. He played in 548 games.

After retiring as a player, Mackanin spent many years managing and coaching in the minor leagues. He became the Expos' third base coach in 1997 and spent four years in that position. After managing the minor league Hickory Crawdads and Lynchburg Hillcats in 2001 and 2002, he became the bench coach for the Pittsburgh Pirates for the 2003 season. After Lloyd McClendon was fired, Mackanin served as the Pirates' interim manager for the last month of 2005, leading the team to a 12-14 record. He spent the next season managing in the Pirates' minor league system at Bradenton.

Mackanin was hired by the Cincinnati Reds as a scout for the 2007 season, but when the team fired manager Jerry Narron on July 1 of that year, he was named the club's interim manager. Narron had led the Reds in the first half of the 2007 season to a league-worst 51 losses, but during Mackanin's tenure, the team had a winning percentage above .500. The Reds decided not to hire Mackanin on permanently for the 2008 campaign, instead deciding on veteran experience with Dusty Baker.[1]

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Personal life

He is a graduate of Brother Rice High School in Chicago.

Mackanin is married to Nancy and they have one son, Shane.

Managerial records

Team Year Regular Season Post Season
Won Lost Win % Finish Won Lost Win % Result
PIT 2005 12 14 .462 6th in NL Central - - - -
CIN 2007 41 39 .515 5th in NL Central - - - -

References

  1. ^ Reds replace Narron with Mackanin, Mark Sheldon, MLB.com

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Sporting positions
Preceded by
Joe Maddon
Peoria Chiefs Manager
1985–1986
Succeeded by
Jim Tracy
Preceded by
Larry Cox
Iowa Cubs Manager
1988–1989
Succeeded by
Jim Essian
Preceded by
Frank Lucchesi
Nashville Sounds Manager
1990–1992
Succeeded by
Dave Miley
Preceded by
Bob Miscik
Frederick Keys Manager
1993
Succeeded by
Mike O'Berry
Preceded by
Don Buford
Bowie Baysox Manager
1994
Succeeded by
Bob Miscik
Preceded by
Jim Tracy
Ottawa Lynx Manager
1995–1996
Succeeded by
Pat Kelly
Preceded by
Jay Loviglio
Hickory Crawdads Manager
2001
Succeeded by
Tony Beasley
Preceded by
Curtis Wilkerson
Lynchburg Hillcats Manager
2002
Succeeded by
Dave Clark
Preceded by
Lloyd McClendon
Pittsburgh Pirates Manager (Interim)
2005
Succeeded by
Jim Tracy
Preceded by
Jeff Livesey
Gulf Coast League Pirates Manager
2006
Succeeded by
Tom Prince
Preceded by
Jerry Narron
Cincinnati Reds Manager (interim)
2007
Succeeded by
Dusty Baker
Preceded by
Jimy Williams
Philadelphia Phillies Bench Coach
2009–
Succeeded by
current

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