Tim Hulett

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Timothy Craig Hulett

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Biographical Information[edit]

The most successful major league player to come out of the University of South Florida (through 2007), infielder Tim Hulett was signed by the Chicago White Sox and scout Walter Widmayer after being selected in the secondary phase of the January 1980 amateur draft. He played 12 seasons in the major leagues, mostly with the White Sox and the Baltimore Orioles. He was a starter at third base for the Sox in 1985 and 1986, clubbing 17 homers in the latter season. A good clutch hitter, he batted .417 with runners in scoring position with the O's in 1992 and was a starter at third base for a time in 1993 when Leo Gomez went on the disabled list.

Following his playing career, Hulett became the head coach of the Evangel Christian Academy, in Shreveport, LA. He led the Evangel Christian Academy Eagles to the 2006 Louisiana 1A State Championship. In April 2007, he was announced as the manager of the Spokane Indians of the Northwest League.

He was the manager of the Philippines national team at the 2017 World Baseball Classic Qualifiers held in Sydney, Australia in February of 2016.

During the 1992 season, Hulett's six-year-old son Sam was hit by a car and killed. Hulett has three other sons, one of whom, Tim "Tug" Hulett Jr., made his major league debut in 2008. Another son, Jeff Hulett, was drafted in 2008. A third son, Joe Hulett, played in 2007.

Year-By-Year Minor League Managerial Record[edit]

Year Team League Record Finish Organization Playoffs
2007 Spokane Indians Northwest League 33-42 7th Texas Rangers
2008 Spokane Indians Northwest League 51-25 1st Texas Rangers League Champs
2009 Spokane Indians Northwest League 37-39 4th Texas Rangers
2010 Spokane Indians Northwest League 43-33 2nd (t) Texas Rangers Lost League Finals
2011 Spokane Indians Northwest League 35-41 6th Texas Rangers
2012 Spokane Indians Northwest League 28-48 8th Texas Rangers
2013 Spokane Indians Northwest League 38-38 5th Texas Rangers
2014 Spokane Indians Northwest League 40-36 4th Texas Rangers Lost in 1st round
2015 Spokane Indians Northwest League 34-42 6th(t) Texas Rangers
2016 Spokane Indians Northwest League 32-43 7th Texas Rangers Lost in 1st round

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