Camden Courier-Post - February 20, 1980

Phils name Amaro first base coach


PHILADELPHIA - Rubin Amaro, an 11-year major league veteran and the Phillies' coordinator of Latin American Scouting for the past six years, will be the Phils' first base coach in 1980, announced Manager Dallas Green.


Amaro, 44, will replace Tony Taylor, who recently was named a roving minor league infield instructor for the Phillies.


Amaro joins Billy DeMars, Bobby Wine, Lee Elia and Mike Ryan on the 1980 Phillies coaching staff, along with pitching coach Herm Starrette.