Stubby

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  • #175255
    bccran
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    It might be a good idea to look at Stubby’s background in more detail. Especially after he retired from playing.
    Chronologically –

    2008 – Hitting coach for Astros A ball club
    2010 – Hitting coach for Astros AA ball club
    2011 – Manager of Astros Single A affiliate
    2013 – Hitting Coach of Toronto’s A+ team
    2014 – Hitting coach for Toronto’s AA team
    2015 – 3rd base coach for Canadian National Team
    2016 – Named Manager of AAA Memphis
    2017 – PCL Manager of the Year/Named overall Minor League Manager of the Year by Baseball America (wow)/Memphis wins PCL Title
    2018 – Again named PCL Manager of the Year/Memphis wins
    AAA overall Championship.
    2019 – Promoted to Cardinals 3rd base coach

    I didn’t know he had that much experience as a hitting coach. Wonder how he and Albert get along.

    If they’re going to stay within the system, you can’t find a more qualified guy than Stubby. I’d be excited if he gets the job.

    #175261
    BlackHillsCard
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    Regarding Stubby: If you liked the move to bring in Reyes in the 9th inning of the Wild Card game, you will love Stubby.

    #175283
    Ratsbuddy
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    Stubby is, what, about Five feet Two inches tall? Do you think he will command the respect of the players? Or would they run all over him, no pun intended.

    #175285
    bccran
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    Why is that, BHC? Did he initiate it or endorse it?

    #175286
    bccran
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    He’s 5’8″, Rats.

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    Why is that, BHC? Did he initiate it or endorse it?

    Cranny, its what he would have done himself. This is based on his managing style at Memphis.

    #175295
    Pork Twain
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    Yes Rats, because players only respect tall managers… SMDH

    BC, I agree that Stubby would be a great hire.

    #175297
    PugsleyAddams
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    Richard Keith “Stubby” Clapp would be a decent hire. The Cards certainly want to keep him…….but I get the feeling that they wouldn’t panic if another team came calling for his services. But I think the thought of losing young talented Oliver J. Marmol is a most disturbing one. Who knows, maybe the club became aware of San Diego’s desire to interview Marmol and panicked…… instigated a “situation” with Shildt…..and here we are.

    #175303
    bccran
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    BHC – I don’t understand that. Did Stubby ever have 2 pitchers in the bullpen (in the 9th) the caliber of Flaherty and Hudson? Why do you think he would have brought in Reyes?

    Pugs – How much managerial experience does Marmol have, and at what level?

    #175304
    bccran
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    Incidentally, Stubby’s grandfather was called Stubby, and his father was called Stubby. He’s Stubby III. One of his sons is Stubby IV.

    #175315
    bicyclemike
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    From what we hear, it sounds like either Stubby or Ollie would be good choices.

    If we could morph time a little and put together 1967, when Musial was our GM, and if Marmol becomes our manager, we would be talking a lot about how Stan and Ollie are doing in leading our club. 😁

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