Named the 1st base coach on 10/4/12 after being the 3rd base coach during his first two years with the Phillies. Has served as the outfield instructor since joining the Phillies for the 2011 season and had baserunning instruction added for 2012. In his 1st season with the Phillies, the outfielders were tied for the 3rd-fewest errors (12) in the NL. Spent 4 seasons (2007-10) as 3rd base coach and infield instructor for BAL. Went 17-34 as interim manager for BAL in 2010 following the dismissal of Dave Trembley. Led Binghamton (AA) to a 2nd-place finish in the Eastern League in 2006 with a 70-69 (.504) record in his first season as a manager. Served 7 years (1999-2005) with DET as 1st base coach (1999-2002) and 3rd base coach (2002-05); was moved to 3rd base six games into the 2002 season
Played 16 major league seasons after being signed by the Phillies as an amateur free agent in 1980. Made his ML debut in 1983 with the Phillies and played in both the NLCS and World Series. 3-time NL All-Star (1984, 1987, 1991). Named The Sporting News Rookie of the Year in 1984 and finished 2nd in BBWAA voting to Dwight Gooden, after leading the NL in triples (19) and finishing 2nd in SB (72). Set a then-NL record with 701 at-bats in 1984, which was also a major league record for a right-handed hitter. Became the first player in NL history to reach a quadruple double in each of his first 4 major league seasons. Holds the Phillies record for most SB in a season (72 in 1984) in the modern era (since 1900). Ranks 8th in Phillies history in SB (249) and 9th in triples (71). For the decade of the 1980s, ranks 3rd among all Phillies in AVG (.263), OBP (.310), SLG % (.439), at-bats (3503), runs (523), hits (921), doubles (176), HR (100), RBI (413) and total bases (1539), trailing Hall of Famer Mike Schmidt and Von Hayes in each category
Juan Milton Samuel... Has three children: daughters Alexa and Noemy and a son, Samuel... Was enshrined on the Phillies Wall of Fame in 2008 and inducted into the Reading Phillies Hall of Fame in 2004... Was originally signed by the Phillies as an amateur free agent on April 20, 1980.