Originally written on Fox Sports Midwest  |  Last updated 11/19/14
Courtesy: St. Louis Cardinals ST. LOUIS The St. Louis Cardinals announced today that former Major League infielderoutfielder John Mabry has been named as the team's assistant hitting coach. He will join current hitting coach Mark McGwire, filling the vacancy created when Mike Aldrete was named the team's bench coach earlier this off-season. Mabry was drafted by St. Louis in the sixth round of the June 1991 draft and enjoyed a lengthy Major League career which included three stints with the Cardinals. He made his Major League debut in 1994 and put up some of his best offensive numbers with the Cardinals from 1995 1998. He hit a career high .307 in 1995 and during the 1996 season played in a career high 151 games, hitting .297 while collecting a career high 161 hits with a high 74 RBI. His career included playing time with eight Major League teams and ended in 2007 with the Colorado Rockies. The 41 year-old lefty makes his home in St. Louis with his wife, Ann, and their four chil...
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