Camden Courier-Post - February 12, 1980

Taylor assigned to teach

 

PHILADELPHIA – Tony Taylor, a former player and coach for the Phillies, has been assigned as roving infield instructor in the team's minor league organization.

 

In another appointment yesterday, former coach Paul Carey was named to manage the Bend, Ore., team in the Northwest Rookie League.

 

As a roving instructor, Taylor will . work with young infielders from the AAA level down to two rookie teams. He also will join the Phillies for the beginning of spring training.

 

"During the season, he'll be directed to different clubs to work with specific individuals," said Howie Bedell, director of minor leagues for the Phillies. "With his experience, I'm also toying with the idea of having him do some work with, outfielders and maybe even catchers."

 

Taylor, 44, a native of Cuba, has 20 years experience in the major, leagues. He was a coach for the Phillies during the last three years and coached and managed the Zulia, Venezuela team during the last two Winter League seasons in that country.

 

Carey, 26, of Scranton, was a catcher In the Phillies system from 1972 to 1975, and a coach in the minor leagues since 1975.