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Managerial/Coaching Career
Begins his third season on the Major League coaching staff after being appointed on November 16, 2009...Prior to joining Cleveland he was an Infield and Third Base coach at the Major League level for eleven (11) seasons with the Seattle Mariners (1996-99), Texas Rangers (2002-06) and Philadelphia Phillies (2007-08) and has 36 seasons of professional baseball experience under his belt since beginning his playing career in 1976...Under his tutelage as Infield Coach, Mark Teixeira, Alex Rodriguez & Jimmy Rollins earned a total of six (6) Rawlings Gold Glove Awards...In 2003, the Texas Rangers set a club record for fewest errors in a season while compiling the 2nd highest fielding % in club history...In 2001-02 was the Milwaukee Brewers' minor league roving infield instructor... Managed for a total of 11 seasons in the minor leagues and in his final season of 2000 his Indianapolis Indians won the International League and Triple-A titles...A member of Lou Piniella's staff in Seattle from 1996-99 as Infield and Third Base coach...Was in the Seattle system as minor league manager and infield instructor from 1991-95...Was a minor league manager in the San Diego system from 1984-89...Was Sandy Alomar, Jr.'s manager at Beaumont, Wichita and Las Vegas from 1986-89.

Playing Career
He played for seven seasons in the San Diego Player Development System as a second baseman and shortstop from 1976-82...San Diego's 24th round pick in the 1976 June draft.

Personal/Miscellaneous
Full name STEVEN JOHN SMITH...Wife's name is Angie...Two children; Allison (24) & Garrett (21)...Played 4 seasons at Pepperdine University in Malibu, CA and graduated in 1977 with a degree in physical education and kinesiology...Earned all-league and second team all-American honors in 1976...Played basketball and baseball at St. Genevieve High School, graduating in 1970...Enjoys running, golfing, skiing...Favorite player and team growing up was Roberto Clemente/Pittsburgh Pirates...Works with the Boys and Girls Club in Encinitas, CA...Was a participant with his daughter, Allie, on the 2010 Amazing Race on CBS (6th place) and was inducted into the Pepperdine Hall of Fame in 2010.

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