Nov 27, 2017

Mets Third Base Coach: Glenn Sherlock (2017-2018)

Glenn Patrick Sherlock was born September 26th 1960 in Nahant, Massachusetts. The six foot left hand hitting catcher attended Rollins College at Winter Park Florida, earning a degree in Environmental studies. He was drafted in the 21st round of the 1983 draft by the Houston Astros. 

He spent seven years at all levels of the minors playing for Houston & the A.L. New York's teams organizations, while never making it to the big leagues. In 297 minor league career games he batted .250 with 7 HRs 26 doubles 216 hits & 99 RBIs. He retired in 1988 & began coaching two years later.

Retirement & Coaching Career: Sherlock began coaching in the A.L. New York's team organization as a manager in the Rookie league & A ball levels. He served ten years in their organization, also serving as their bull pen coach for three seasons. 

Sherlock moved to the Arizona Diamondbacks in their inaugural season and would remain there for 16 seasons, the longest tenure of any of their coaches.


He was their bull pen & catching coach in their 2001 Championship season (1998-2002), bench coach (2003 / 2015-2016) & third base coach (2004 / 2014).

He signed on with the Mets starting the 2016 season replacing Tim Teufel as their third base coach & catching instructor. He is one of few coaches returning in 2017.

Family: He & his wife Lisa have a son & daughter. His son Tim played in the Diamondbacks minor leagues for two seasons.

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