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Sam Perlozzo
Sam Perlozzo

Sport:
Baseball (Inducted 1986)



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Sam Perlozzo was GW's baseball MVP in 1972 when he led the team in hitting with a .345 average, let the nation in stolen bases and was named an Academic All-American. He played professional baseball in the Minnesota Twins organization, making it to the big leagues with the Twins in 1977 and the San Diego Padres in 1979.

He began coaching minor league baseball in 1981 and was named Minor League Manager of the Year in 1984 while with the Jackson Mets of the Texas League. He also served as Manager of the New York Mets AAA Tidewater farm club in the International League.

Perlozzo, who managed the Baltimore Orioles from 2005-07, has served as a major league coach with the Orioles, New York Mets, Cincinnati Reds, Seattle Mariners and the 2008 World Champion Philadelphia Phillies.

Perlozzo, and wife Beth have two children.

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