Sam Perlozzo

After completing his college career at George Washington University, Sam was selected by the Minnesota Twins organization. He was promoted to the big league team in 1977. In 1979, he was with the San Diego Padres organization and was called up again to the big league team. In 1980, Sam spent a year playing for the Yakult Swallows in the Japanese Baseball League. Sam started his minor league baseball coaching career in 1982 with the New York Mets organization and was with the organization from 1982 to 1986. In 1987 he was promoted to the Mets big league team as a third base coach till 1989. He was the third base coach for the Cincinnati Reds (1990-92), Seattle Mariners (1993-95), and the Baltimore Orioles (1996-2000). He was promoted to the Baltimore Orioles bench coach in 2001 to 2005, and promoted to Baltimore Orioles manager in 2005 to 2007. In 2008, he was again the third base coach for the Seattle Mariner, before becoming the third base coach for the Philadelphia Phillies from 2009-2010, and its first base coach from 2011-2012. Sam is currently the Minnesota Twins roving infield and base running coach for the minor leagues. Career Highlights: Coached 3rd 1995 World Series Champion Cincinnati Reds and runner-up 2009 Philadelphia Phillies.

VIDEOS BY Sam Perlozzo

02:06 min.
Simulated Game Infield Practice
01:48 min.
Shortstop Double Play Feeds
02:00 min.
Throwing Over the Top
01:43 min.
2nd Base Double Play Feed Drill
01:19 min.
On Your Knees Fielding Drill
01:54 min.
Quiet Hands Drill
02:05 min.
Knock Bucket Off - Fun Relay Drill
01:42 min.
Now You See It - Pop Up Fly Ball Drill
01:21 min.
Infield Communications
01:17 min.
Perfect Run Down Toss
01:51 min.
Making the Tag at Bases
01:46 min.
Getting The Seams to Make the Throw
01:56 min.
Pick Off at 2nd Base
01:35 min.
Pre-Game Routine
01:05 min.
Seeing vs Looking At Target
03:23 min.
Single to Center Field Bases Empty
04:28 min.
Single to Right Field Bases Empty
03:55 min.
Single to Center Field: Runners of 1st, or 1st and 3rd
04:27 min.
Single to Left - Runners on 1st, or 1st and 3rd
03:57 min.
Single to Right - Runners on 1st, or 1st and 3rd
05:41 min.
Single to Center - Runners on 1st and 2nd, or Bases Loaded
05:06 min.
Single to Right - Runners on 1st and 2nd, or Bases Loaded
08:38 min.
Voice Command For Cut-Off and Relay Throws
04:42 min.
Double, Possible Triple Down Left Field Line - Bases Empty, Runner on 2nd, or 2nd and 3rd