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The Phillies Nation Top 100: #55 Larry Bowa

The Phillies Nation Top 100 continues today with #57. Our mission is to assess the Top 100 Phillies players of all time using impact to the Phillies, individual achievement, team achievement, traditional stats, and analytics as our criteria. The list was compiled by Ian Riccaboni and Pat Gallen with input from the rest of the Phillies Nation staff.  From this point forward, each...
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January 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Bowa and Mackanin Return to Phillies Coaching Ranks

Big news today coming from the Phillies as the team announced that Larry Bowa will return to the coaching staff for the 2014 season as Ryne Sandberg‘s bench coach while Pete Mackanin returns to the team as Sandberg’s third base coach. The three men, Bowa, Macknanin, and Sandberg, couldn’t possibly be more intertwined. Bowa and Sandberg were traded on January 27, 1982 in a deal...
Via Phillies Nation
October 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Bowa returns to Phillies as coach

Former Phillies manager and shortstop Larry Bowa has returned to the team to serve as bench coach under manager Ryne Sandberg. Besides Bowa, Pete Mackanin also is coming back to the Phillies to be the third-base coach. Mackanin was the bench coach for Charlie Manuel from 2009-12. Steve Henderson is staying as hitting coach while Wally Joyner declined to return as assistant hitting...
Via AP on Fox
October 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Larry Bowa returns to Phillies as bench coach

Former Phillies manager and shortstop Larry Bowa has returned to the team to serve as bench coach under manager Ryne Sandberg. Besides Bowa, Pete Mackanin also is coming back to the Phillies to be the third-base coach. Mackanin was the bench coach for Charlie Manuel from 2009-12. Steve Henderson is staying as hitting coach while Wally Joyner declined to return as assistant hitting...
Via AP on Fox
October 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Bowa Returning Smart Move for Phillies

The Philadelphia Phillies took a big step today to return to winning when they rehired former manager Larry Bowa to be the bench coach for Ryne Sandberg’s 2014 squad. Bowa managed the Phillies from 2001 until the final series of the 2004 season and is one of only two people to wear the team’s uniform at Connie Mack Stadium, Veteran’s Stadium, and Citizens Bank Park along with...
Via MyTeamRivals.com
October 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Phillies close to adding Larry Bowa to coaching staff

Larry Bowa appears headed back to Philadelphia for a fourth stint of service with the Phillies. CSN Philly is reporting that Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg wants Bowa to be on his coaching staff for the 2014 season. The Phillies have three openings on their coaching staff: Bench coach, pitching coach and third base coach. Mick Billmeyer, who served as the bench coach at the end of...
Via Tireball.com
October 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Bowa: Astros need someone younger

Larry Bowa said Tuesday that he will not be the Houston Astros' next manager, saying that he and Astros GM Jeff Luhnow agreed that the team needs to go with someone younger. Bowa, 66, said that while he was "very impressed" with Luhnow, the team faces a lengthy rebuilding process and would be better served by a manager who could grow with the club. The Astros interviewed...
Via Fox Sports
September 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Next Houston Astros' Manager: Larry Bowa?

Former Phillies All-Star, player, and manager Larry Bowa may get one more chance in the major leagues.  According to MLB.com, Bowa met with Astros General Manager Jeff Luhnow today in Houston.  The Astros have been interviewing for a new manager in recent days after manager Brad Mills was dismissed a few weeks ago. Though Luhnow would not explicitly state Bowa was interviewing...
Via Philliedelphia
September 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Bowa on Current Phillies: They’re Media Friendly

Former Phillies shortstop and manager Larry Bowa joined The Sports Bash with Mike Gill on 97.3 ESPN FM on Tuesday. Bowa had some strong remarks about the makeup of the current Phillies roster when comparing them to the Phillies teams of the late-70′s and early-80′s.Bowa said that he gives the advantage to Jimmy Rollins when it comes to the two shortstops, but he did mention...
Via Phillies Nation
February 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Larry Bowa: Torre 'would be perfect' for Dodgers

Joe Torre would be the perfect person to run the Dodgers, his longtime lieutenant said on Wednesday. Hes a great baseball mind who can get the organization back to where it should be, said Larry Bowa, who was a member of Torres coaching staffs with the New York Yankees and Dodgers from 2006 to 2010. Torre resigned his executive position with Major League Baseball to join Los Angeles...
Via Fox Sports West
January 04, 2012  |  1 Comment
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