Below is an advertisement.

Photo of nym
Full Name:


• Anthony (Razor) Shines begins his second seasonon the Mets first coach Staff and his first year as the first base coach .
• Coached third base for the club during the 2009 season.
• In 2008, he managed the Philadelphia Phillies' Clearwater (A) team of the Florida State League to a 64-76 record.
• From 2000-2007, he worked in the Chicago White Sox organization on both the major and minor league levels.
• In 2007, was Chicago's third base coach.
• Managed Charlotte (AAA) of the International League in 2006...The team had a 79-62 record and earned a playoff berth.
• Also in 2006, was a member of the All-Star Futures Game (World Team) coaching staff for the second straight year...That same season, led La Guaira of the Venezuelan Winter League.
• In 2004-2005, managed Birmingham (AA) of the Southern League, leading the Barons to a combined 155-123 record and a pair of postseason appearances.
• Managed Winston-Salem (A) of the Carolina League in 2002-2003, leading the Warthogs to the league title in 2003.
• Led Peoria to the Arizona Fall League title in 2003.
• Also was the manager of Kannapolis (A) of the South Atlantic League in 2001.
• Was the hitting coach with Tucson (R) of the Arizona League in 2000.
• Made his managerial debut in 1995, leading Charleston (A) of the South Atlantic League to a 77-65 record.
• In 1994, was in Cincinnati's organization, serving as the hitting coach with Indianapolis (AAA) of the International League.
• A former first baseman, played professionally for 16 seasons (1978-1993), including 68 games with the Montreal Expos from 1983-1987.
• Batted .267 (1,299-4,865) with 139 home runs and 739 RBI in 1,480 minor league games.
• Hit .185 (15-81) in parts of four seasons with the Expos (1983-1987).
• In a fan vote, he was named one of the most popular player in the history of the Indianapolis Indians.
• Attended Lewisburg Junior College,which held Razor Shines Night on May 6, 2006, and Saint Augustine's College.
• His son, Devin, is an outfielder/first baseman for the Oklahoma State University baseball team.

Back to Coaches & Staff list »