Baseball Primer Newsblog
— The Best News Links from the Baseball Newsstand
Thursday, December 13, 2012
.210 to Yuma (actually .228…but why ruin a good Lanier gag).
Embark Holdings, Inc., the parent company to American West Baseball League (a Professional Minor Baseball League), is pleased to announce the Yuma Desert Rats new Manager and Coach.
The Yuma Desert Rats have named Hal Lanier to be their team manager.
...After a stint away from the field, Hal returned to professional baseball and began his independent managing career. From 1996-2005 he managed the Winnipeg Goldeyes of the Northern League where he took his team to the Northern League Championship series five times. In 2006 and 2007 he was the manager of the Joliet Jackhammers of the Northern League. In 2008 and 2009 Hal was the manager of the Sussex Skyhawks in the CAN/AM League winning the league championship in 2008 and was also named Manager of the Year. In 2010 and 2011 Hal moved to the Frontier League where he was the first ever manager of the Normal Cornbelters.
The Yuma Desert Rats are extremely proud and excited to have named Hal Lanier as their first ever manager. He has a wealth of knowledge and experience to share with our organization. He is a great person with tremendous integrity who is looking forward to the opportunity to become involved and become a part of the Yuma community.
Posted: December 13, 2012 at 07:48 PM | 7 comment(s)
Login to Bookmark