Clint Hurdle

Clint Hurdle

Clinton Merrick Hurdle (born July 30, 1957) is a former Major League Baseball outfielder whose 10-year career was spent with the Kansas City Royals, Cincinnati Reds, New York Mets, and St. Louis Cardinals. After retiring from playing baseball, Hurdle became a manager.

About Clint Hurdle

Clinton Merrick Hurdle (born July 30, 1957) is a former Major League Baseball outfielder whose 10-year career was spent with the Kansas City Royals, Cincinnati Reds, New York Mets, and St. Louis Cardinals. After retiring from playing baseball, Hurdle became a manager. His eight seasons with the Colorado Rockies included leading his 2007 club to the franchise's first National League pennant. On November 14, 2010, Hurdle was hired as the manager of the Pittsburgh Pirates. Clint Hurdle is named for his father, Clinton, who played collegiate baseball for Ferris State University. When Hurdle was 4 years old, the family moved from Michigan to Florida so his father could take a job at the Kennedy Space Center. Hurdle is a 1975 graduate of Merritt Island High School in Merritt Island, Florida.

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