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MANAGERIAL/COACHING CAREER

Joins the Orioles for his first season following two seasons in Milwaukee as the Brewers bench coach (named on November 8, 2008)...Managed the New York Mets from 2005-08, compiling a record of 302-253 (.544) and winning the National League East in 2006...New York swept the Los Angeles Dodgers in the National League Division Series before losing the National League Championship Series to the St. Louis Cardinals in seven games...Ranks second among Mets managers to Davey Johnson (.588) in all-time winning percentage...Spent 11 seasons on the coaching staff of the Yankees as third-base coach (1994-2003) and bench coach (2004)...Was a part of 10 playoff teams, including four World Series championships (1996, '98, '99 and 2000)...Served as assistant general manager with the Yankees in 1993.

PLAYING CAREER

Six-time All-Star second baseman had an 18-year major league career with six teams, primarily with the Yankees... Batted .276 with 54 HR, 687 RBI and 271 stolen bases in 2,202 games...Was a part of seven playoff teams as a player and won a pair of World Series (1977-78).

PERSONAL/MISCELLANEOUS

Wife's name is Gretchen...They have three daughters, Taniesha, Chantre and Ciara, and a son, Andre...Graduated from Samuel J. Tilden High School in Brooklyn...Established the Willie Randolph Foundation in 2006 to raise money for innercity youth baseball...Enjoys fishing, golf and cooking...Is a listener of jazz, including Miles Davis and Charlie Parker...His younger brother, Terry, played in the NFL for the Green Bay Packers in 1977.

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