Herm Schneider

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Herm Schneider has been a MLB trainer for over 30 years.

Born in the Netherlands, Schneider moved to the USA as a child. He worked in the New York Yankees organization from 1970-1978, the last two as assistant trainer for the World Series champions. He also spent nine years as trainer of the Ponce Lions. In 1979, the Chicago White Sox hired Schneider as head trainer, a job he still holds as of 2010 (ranking second to Gene Monahan among AL trainers in MLB service time). From 2002-2009, his White Sox had the fewest days missed due to injury of any AL team five years. In the eight-year period, they never finished lower than third. From 1991-2000, his teams had used the DL second-least in baseball, behind the Minnesota Twins. He was head AL trainer at the 2003 All-Star Game, his fourth All-Star Game. He has won numerous awards.

Source: 2010 White Sox Media Guide