Steve Liddle

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Steven Michael Liddle

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Biographical Information[edit]

Catcher Steve Liddle was signed as a non-drafted free agent by the California Angels in 1981. He was traded to the Minnesota Twins in March 1987 for Stan Holmes. Liddle played through 1988.

After his playing days ended, Liddle was a minor league coach and manager in the Twins organization. In 1995-1996, he was the hitting coach for the Salt Lake Buzz. In 1999-2001, Liddle was the Twins minor league field coordinator. From 2002 to 2012 he was the Twins bench coach under Ron Gardenhire. When Gardenhire was hired as the manager of the Detroit Tigers in 2018, he appointed Liddle as his bench coach once again. He left after the 2019 season.

Liddle's nephew Steven Liddle has also played professionally.

Year-by-Year Managerial Record[edit]

Year Team League Record Finish Organization Playoffs
1989 Kenosha Twins Midwest League 63-66 9th Minnesota Twins
1990 Kenosha Twins Midwest League 61-77 10th Minnesota Twins
1991 Visalia Oaks California League 58-78 8th Minnesota Twins
1992 Visalia Oaks California League 75-61 3rd Minnesota Twins Lost League Finals
1993 Fort Myers Miracle Florida State League 55-79 13th Minnesota Twins
1994 Fort Myers Miracle Florida State League 71-63 6th Minnesota Twins
1997 GCL Twins Gulf Coast League 28-32 8th Minnesota Twins
1998 GCL Twins Gulf Coast League 34-26 3rd (t) Minnesota Twins Lost in 1st round

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