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Encyclopedia > Jerry Narron
Jerry Narron
Catcher, Manager
Born: January 15, 1956 (1956-01-15) (age 51)
Batted: Left Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 13, 1979
for the New York Yankees
Final game
October 2, 1987
for the Seattle Mariners
Career statistics
AVG     .211
Hits     177
HR     21
Teams

As Player The position of the catcher Catcher is also a general term for a fielder who catches the ball in cricket. ... New York Yankees manager Joe Torre returning to the dugout (September 2005). ... January 15 is the 15th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1956 (MCMLVI) was a leap year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... April 13 is the 103rd day of the year (104th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Also: 1979 by Smashing Pumpkins. ... Major league affiliations American League (1901–present) East Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 8, 9, 10, 15, 16, 23, 32, 37, 44, 49 Name New York Yankees (1913–present) New York Highlanders (1903-1912) Baltimore Orioles (1901-1902) (Also referred to as... October 2 is the 275th day of the year (276th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1987 (MCMLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link displays 1987 Gregorian calendar). ... Major league affiliations American League (1977–present) West Division (1977–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 42 Name Seattle Mariners (1977–present) Other nicknames The Ms Ballpark Safeco Field (1999–present) King County Domed Stadium (Kingdome) (1977-1999) Major league titles World Series titles (0) none AL Pennants (0) None... Batting average is a statistic in both cricket and baseball measuring the performance of cricket batsmen and baseball hitters, respectively. ... In Major League Baseball history, Ty Cobb had a record 4,191 hits by 1928; Pete Rose would surpass it 57 years later, and finish with 4,256 career hits. ... In baseball, a home run is a base hit in which the batter is able to circle all the bases, ending at home plate and scoring a run, with no errors on the play that result in the batter achieving extra bases. ...

As Manager Major league affiliations American League (1901–present) East Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 8, 9, 10, 15, 16, 23, 32, 37, 44, 49 Name New York Yankees (1913–present) New York Highlanders (1903-1912) Baltimore Orioles (1901-1902) (Also referred to as... The following are the baseball events of the year 1979 throughout the world. ... Major league affiliations American League (1977–present) West Division (1977–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 42 Name Seattle Mariners (1977–present) Other nicknames The Ms Ballpark Safeco Field (1999–present) King County Domed Stadium (Kingdome) (1977-1999) Major league titles World Series titles (0) none AL Pennants (0) None... See also: 1979 in sports, other events of 1980, 1981 in sports and the list of years in sports. // Auto Racing Stock car racing: NASCAR Championship - Dale Earnhardt Buddy Baker won the Daytona 500 CART Racing - Johnny Rutherford won the season championship Indianapolis 500 - Johnny Rutherford Formula One Champion - Alan... See also: 1980 in sports, other events of 1981, 1982 in sports and the list of years in sports. // Auto Racing Stock car racing: NASCAR Championship - Darrell Waltrip Richard Petty won the Daytona 500 CART Racing - Rick Mears won the season championship May 25 - Indianapolis 500 - Bobby Unser Formula One... See also: 1986 in sports, other events of 1987, 1988 in sports and the list of years in sports. // Auto Racing Stock car racing: Bill Elliott won the Daytona 500 NASCAR Championship - Dale Earnhardt CART Racing - Bobby Rahal won the season championship Indianapolis 500 - Al Unser, Sr. ... For the Pacific Coast League franchise see: Los Angeles Angels (PCL). ... See also: 1982 in sports, other events of 1983, 1984 in sports and the list of years in sports. // Auto Racing Stock car racing: NASCAR Championship - Bobby Allison Cale Yarborough won the Daytona 500 CART Racing - Al Unser won the season championship Indianapolis 500 - Tom Sneva Formula One Championship - Nelson... See also: 1985 in sports, other events of 1986, 1987 in sports and the list of years in sports. // Auto Racing Stock car racing: Geoff Bodine won the Daytona 500 NASCAR Championship - Dale Earnhardt CART Racing - Bobby Rahal Indianapolis 500 - Bobby Rahal Formula One Championship - Alain Prost of France 24...

Career highlights and awards

Jerry Austin Narron (born January 15, 1956 in Goldsboro, North Carolina, United States) is a former catcher in Major League Baseball and was the manager of the Cincinnati Reds, having been named to that position on an interim basis on June 20, 2005. On September 29 of that year, his contract was extended to cover the 2006 season with mutual option for 2007. He was drafted out of high school in the sixth round by the New York Yankees in 1974 and played alongside brother Johnny Narron in Johnson City, Tennessee during his first professional season. Narron played for the Yankees, Seattle Mariners, and California Angels before retiring as a player in 1989. He then began coaching for the Baltimore Orioles organization until 1995 when he was hired as a coach for the Texas Rangers by Johnny Oates and GM Doug Melvin. Major league affiliations American League (1961–present) West Division (1972–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 26, 34, 42 Name Texas Rangers (1972–present) Washington Senators (1961-1971) Ballpark Rangers Ballpark in Arlington (1994–present) a. ... See also: 2000 in sports, other events of 2001, 2002 in sports and the list of years in sports. // Auto Racing Stock car racing: Michael Waltrip won the Daytona 500, a race that also saw the death of seven-time NASCAR champion Dale Earnhardt in an unspectacular crash during the... See also: 2001 in sports, 2003 in sports and the list of years in sports. Auto Racing Stock car racing: Ward Burton wins the Daytona 500 NASCAR Championship - Tony Stewart Indy Racing League - Sam Hornish Jr. ... Major league affiliations National League (1890–present) Central Division (1994–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1, 5, 8, 10, 13, 18, 20, 24, 42 Name Cincinnati Reds (1958–present) Cincinnati Redlegs (1953-1958) Cincinnati Reds (1882-1953) Cincinnati Red Stockings (1876-1882) Ballpark Great American Ball Park (2003–present) Riverfront... // Athletics Mens 100 metres - Asafa Powell of Jamaica sets a new world record of 9. ... See also:2006 in sports, 2008 in sports, list of years in sports. Scheduled Events For scheduled events of football (soccer), see: 2007 in football (soccer) November 25 - 95th Grey Cup held at Rogers Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada February 4 - Super Bowl XLI held at Dolphins Stadium in Miami... January 15 is the 15th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1956 (MCMLVI) was a leap year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Location in North Carolina Coordinates: , Founded / Incorporated 1787 / 1847 Government  - Mayor Alfonzo Al King Area  - City 64. ... Official language(s) English Capital Raleigh Largest city Charlotte Area  Ranked 28th  - Total 53,865 sq mi (139,509 km²)  - Width 150 miles (240 km)  - Length 560[1] miles (901 km)  - % water 9. ... The position of the catcher Catcher is also a general term for a fielder who catches the ball in cricket. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... New York Yankees manager Joe Torre returning to the dugout (September 2005). ... Major league affiliations National League (1890–present) Central Division (1994–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1, 5, 8, 10, 13, 18, 20, 24, 42 Name Cincinnati Reds (1958–present) Cincinnati Redlegs (1953-1958) Cincinnati Reds (1882-1953) Cincinnati Red Stockings (1876-1882) Ballpark Great American Ball Park (2003–present) Riverfront... is the 171st day of the year (172nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 2005 throughout the world. ... September 29 is the 272nd day of the year (273rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 2006 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 2007 throughout the world. ... Major league affiliations American League (1901–present) East Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 8, 9, 10, 15, 16, 23, 32, 37, 44, 49 Name New York Yankees (1913–present) New York Highlanders (1903-1912) Baltimore Orioles (1901-1902) (Also referred to as... Johnson City is a city in Washington County, Tennessee; however a small part of the city is located within Sullivan County, Tennessee, to the northeast and Carter County, Tennessee, to the southeast. ... Major league affiliations American League (1977–present) West Division (1977–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 42 Name Seattle Mariners (1977–present) Other nicknames The Ms Ballpark Safeco Field (1999–present) King County Domed Stadium (Kingdome) (1977-1999) Major league titles World Series titles (0) none AL Pennants (0) None... Major league affiliations American League (1961–present) West Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 11, 26, 29, 30, 42, 50 Name Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim (2005–present) Anaheim Angels (1997-2004) California Angels (1965-1996) Los Angeles Angels (1961-1965) Ballpark Angel Stadium of Anaheim (2004–present) a. ... Major league affiliations American League (1901–present) East Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 4, 5, 8, 20, 22, 33, 42 Name Baltimore Orioles (1954–present) St. ... Major league affiliations American League (1961–present) West Division (1972–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 26, 34, 42 Name Texas Rangers (1972–present) Washington Senators (1961-1971) Ballpark Rangers Ballpark in Arlington (1994–present) a. ... Johnny Lane Oates (January 21, 1946 Sylva, North Carolina – December 24, 2004 Richmond, Virginia) was an American catcher and manager in Major League Baseball. ... Doug Melvin is the General Manager of the Milwaukee Brewers baseball club. ...


On June 28, 2006, Narron's contract was extended to cover the 2008 season. The Reds also extended general manager Wayne Krivsky's contract through 2008 at the same time. Wayne Krivsky (born July 28, 1954 in Niagara Falls, New York), is currently the general manager of Major League Baseballs Cincinnati Reds franchise, a position he accepted on February 8, 2006. ...


The Reds fired Narron on July 1, 2007 and named advance scout Pete Mackanin as the interim manager. Narron's record with the Reds was 157-179.[1] Peter Mackanin, Jr. ...

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Coaching history

Narron was third-base coach for the Texas Rangers in 1995 and remained there until he was named interim manager May 4, 2001 after the firing of manager Johnny Oates. He was replaced in Texas by Buck Showalter in 2002. Narron then served as bench coach for the Boston Red Sox during their 2003 run to the ALCS. Johnny Lane Oates (January 21, 1946 Sylva, North Carolina – December 24, 2004 Richmond, Virginia) was an American catcher and manager in Major League Baseball. ... William Nathaniel Buck Showalter (born May 23, 1956 in DeFuniak Springs, Florida) is an American former professional baseball player and the current manager of the Texas Rangers. ... Major league affiliations American League (1901–present) East Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1, 4, 8, 9, 27, 42 Name Boston Red Sox (1908–present) Boston Americans (1901-1907) Other nicknames The BoSox, The Old Towne Team, The Sox Ballpark Fenway Park (1912–present) Huntington Avenue Baseball Grounds... The 2003 American League Championship Series was played between the Boston Red Sox and the New York Yankees from October 8 to October 16, 2003. ...


Trivia

Narron also coaches girl's varsity basketball at Rosewood High School in Goldsboro, North Carolina. Basketball is a team sport in which two teams of five active players each try to score points against one another by throwing a ball through a 10-foot high hoop (the basket) under organized rules. ... Location in North Carolina Coordinates: , Founded / Incorporated 1787 / 1847 Government  - Mayor Alfonzo Al King Area  - City 64. ...


In 1979, Narron caught the Yankees' first game following the death of beloved Yankee catcher Thurman Munson. Thurman Lee Munson (June 7, 1947 – August 2, 1979) was an American catcher in Major League Baseball who played with the New York Yankees from 1969 to 1979. ...


He is the nephew of former major league catcher Sam Narron [1]. Samuel Woody Sam Narron (August 25, 1913 in Middlesex, North Carolina - December 31, 1996 in Raleigh, North Carolina) was a former Major League Baseball player and coach. ...


His brother Johnny Narron is currently a coach for the Cincinnati Reds.


Narron wore the number 41 with the Reds to honor his five children, 4 daughters and 1 son.


Narron's son, Connor, was the starting shortstop for the 2007 North Carolina Class 3A High School state champions - C.B. Aycock High School in Pikeville, NC.


Narron was fired as Cincinnati Reds manager on July 1, 2007, leaving the team with a league's worst record of 31-51.


References

  1. ^ Reds fire Narron, Cincinnati Enquirer, 2007-07-01. Accessed 2007-07-01.

The Cincinnati Enquirer is a daily morning newspaper published at Cincinnati, Ohio. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ... is the 182nd day of the year (183rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ... is the 182nd day of the year (183rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ...

External link

  • Baseball-Reference.com - career playing statistics and managing record
Preceded by
Johnny Oates
Texas Rangers Manager
2001-2002
Succeeded by
Buck Showalter
Preceded by
Mike Stanley
Boston Red Sox Bench Coach
2003
Succeeded by
Brad Mills
Preceded by
Dave Miley
Cincinnati Reds Manager
2005-2007
Succeeded by
Pete Mackanin

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Jerry Narron | BaseballLibrary.com (274 words)
The light-hitting Narron was released by the Mariners after batting.222 with 17 RBI in 76 games in 1981, then was signed by the Angels and spent most of 1982-83 in the Pacific Coast League.
Jerry Narron in 1979 by Errol Toulon, Jr.
Narron, who broke in with the Yankees in 1979, was New York's starting catcher the day after Thurman Munson was killed in an airplane crash.
Encyclopedia of Baseball Catchers - Jerry Narron (283 words)
Narron was a rookie back for the Yankees back in 1979 when given the difficult task of replacing Munson.
Narron described his managerial style as one cobbled from his time with Oates and his playing days under Billy Martin, Gene Mauch, John McNamara and Dick Williams.
Jerry Narron is the nephew of San Narron, a catcher for St. Louis.
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