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Willie Randolph

Biography

Willie Randolph

Willie Randolph spent 13 years as a second baseman with the New York Yankees, from 1976 to 1988, during which he served as co-captain from 1986 to 1988, was selected for six All-Star teams, and won two World Series Championships. Randolph went on to coach the Yankees for 11 seasons, leading the team to four World Championships. In 2005, Randolph joined the Mets, becoming the first African American manager in New York City baseball history and going on to be the first manager in major league history to improve his team's record by at least 12 games in each season. In November 2012, it was announced that Randolph would be the third-base coach in the World Baseball Classic for Team USA. He lives in New Jersey.

Willie Randolph

Books by Willie Randolph

by Willie Randolph - African American Interest, Autobiography, Baseball, Nonfiction, Sports

Legendary New York Yankee Willie Randolph tells the story of his life playing and coaching for the most storied professional sports franchise in the world, detailing his career on and off the field with some of baseball biggest stars. But though Randolph is a Yankee, he is first and foremost a quintessential New Yorker. Brooklyn born and raised, he shares memories of his rise from the projects to the house that Ruth built.