Rich Hacker Baseball Shortstop

Richard Warren Hacker (born October 6, 1947 in Belleville, Illinois) is a former Major League Baseball player, base coach and scout. Hacker played for the Montreal Expos in the 1971 season as a Shortstop. He played in 16 games in his one year career. He had a .121 batting average, with four hits in 33 at-bats. Hacker attended Southern Illinois University. His uncle is former Major Leaguer, Warren Hacker. Hacker was a base coach in the Major Leagues from 1986 to 1993, coaching for the St. Louis Cardinals from 1986–90 and the Toronto Blue Jays from 1991-93. Hacker coached first base for the Cardinals from 1986–87 and third base from 1988-90. He was the third base coach for the Blue Jays from 1991-93. He coached in two World Series (1987 and 1992) and was on the Blue Jays bench for a third (1993). He also coached in the 1988 Major League Baseball All-Star Game. His Major League coaching career was ended by a car accident suffered on the Martin Luther King bridge in St. Louis in July 1993. During his recovery from injury He remained a member of the Blue Jays coaching staff but was transferred to off field work such as creating hitting charts of opposing teams.

Personal details

Date of birth
October 6th, 1947
Places lived
Belleville , Illinois
pop. 42,895 (2013)

Baseball statistics

Seasson Team AB G H R BB BA GDP GS HBP HR IBB OBP RBI SF SH SLG SO 2B 3B
1971 Major League Baseball Season Montreal Expos 33 16 4 2 3 0.121 0 0 0 0 0 0.194 2 0 1 0.152 12 1 0

Abbrevations

AB - At bat, G - Games, H - Hits allowed, R - Runs, BB - Base on balls , BA - Batting average, GDP or GIDP - Ground into double play, GS - Grand Slam, HBP - Hit by pitch, HR - Home runs, IBB - Intentional base on balls, OBP - On-base percentage, RBI - Run batted in, SF - Sacrifice fly, SH - Sacrifice hit, SLG - Slugging average, 2B - Double, 3B - Triple

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