Brewers legend Molitor to join Twins staff
Robin Yount, Paul Molitor. Image by Milwaukee Journal Sentinel archives
The Minnesota Twins are hiring a native son who became a Hall of Famer with the Milwaukee Brewers, adding Paul Molitor to their major league coaching roster.
According to MLB.com's Rhett Bollinger:
The #MNTwins just announced Paul Molitor has been added to the Major League coaching staff.— Rhett Bollinger (@RhettBollinger) October 22, 2013
Paul Molitor will oversee base running, bunting, infield instruction and positioning in his new role with the #MNTwins,— Rhett Bollinger (@RhettBollinger) October 22, 2013
One of the Minnesota Twins chimed in Tuesday morning with a glowing review.
Wow, so stoked to see Molitor join our staff! He's one of the most knowledgable baseball men I've ever met.— Trevor Plouffe (@TPlouffe24) October 22, 2013
Molitor, 57, played with the Brewers from 1978-92, averaging .303 with 160 home runs and 412 stolen bases on his career.
He joined the Toronto Blue Jays and won a World Series the next year, and he finished his career in Minnesota in 1998.