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That's me with four of my favorite coaches of all time. (Right to left) Gwinnett Braves' hitting coach Jamie Dismuke; Gwinnett Braves pitching coach Marty Reed; fat Gwinnett Braves announcer; Gwinnett Braves manager Randy Ready and Gwinnett Braves' first base coach Billy Nicholson.
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Jamie Dismuke will return for his second season as Gwinnett's hitting coach, also his second season with the Braves organization, after starting his coaching career with the Reds organization in 2000.
In 9 seasons as a first baseman in the Reds, Tigers, and Blue Jays organizations, he hit .277 with a .804 OPS in 3104 plate appearances.
Jamie Dismuke will also be with the Desert Dogs, serving as the team's hitting coach after serving in the same capacity for Gwinnett for the last 2 seasons.
Jamie Dismuke returns home ...
Jamie Dismuke returns home as coach of Gwinnett Braves
admitted the Sunday breeze that buffeted Alliance Bank Stadium chilled him.
It did not, however, surprise him.
, the former Corcoran High School star who played professionally in three Major League organizations from 1989 to 1997, spent the weekend in Syracuse as the batting coach of the Gwinnett Braves
parents, Alice and James
, came to watch him work.
So did brothers and sisters and assorted cousins.
estimated about 15 family members attended Chiefs games over the weekend.
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DAYTON — Jamie Dismuke, who ...
DAYTON — Jamie Dismuke, who has been with the Reds organization almost from the day he was taken in the 12th round of the 1989 free agent draft, today was named manager of the Class A Dayton Dragons as they prepare to enter their 10th season.Dismuke will be joined by two former major leaguers, hitting coach Todd Benzinger and pitching coach Rigo Beltran, to form an all-new staff for the Dragons.
..."Jamie has been with us a long time and he has related well with the players," said Reds director of development Terry Reynolds.
...Dismuke played nine seasons of minor league ball before becoming a hitting coach with Chattanooga in 1999 after playing a year in Italy.He
also managed the Lookouts the last month of this season when manager Mike Goff unexpectedly quit for personal reasons.
Dismuke's best season as a player was 1993 when he
made the Southern League All-Star team, hitting .306 with 20 home runs and 91 RBIs.He
also played parts of three seasons in Class AAA, including 1996 when he
was a part of the Toronto organization.
That 1996 season — when he
was also with the Detroit organization — along with his
year in Italy, are the only two he
spent out of the Reds' organization.
...Manager: Jamie Dismuke
The lone holdover from last season's staff, Jamie Dismuke, will embark upon his fifth season as Chattanooga's hitting coach.
returns to Chattanooga as the hitting coach.
ninth season as a coach in the Cincinnati Reds'
Prior experiences include: hitting coach for Class-A Mudville
(2001), Class-A Stockton (2002) and Class-A Potomac (2003).
In 1999, Dismuke started his coaching career in a hybrid role as player/coach with the Lookouts, which led to a full-time role with Chattanooga the following season.
, a former first-baseman, played nine minor-league seasons, eight of which were spent in the Reds' organization.