PITTSBURGH -- Sid Bream, who kept Pittsburgh out of the 1992
World Series by scoring the winning run for Atlanta in Game 7 of
the NL playoffs, is rejoining the Pirates as a coach with their
Class-A State College farm club.
Bream and pitching coach Wilson Alvarez will be the coaches
under Brad Fischer, the only new manager in the Pirates' farm
system. Fischer replaces Turner Ward, now the hitting coach at
Arizona's Double-A Mobile affiliate.
Bream, who played for the Pirates from 1985-90, lives in the
Pittsburgh area and spent last summer helping to coach an under-19
This is the first minor league coaching job for the 47-year-old
Bream, a first baseman who ended his career with Houston in 1994.
He broke into the majors with the Dodgers in 1983.
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