Langley Named New A’s Manager
March 4, 2015
Chad Langley named the new Manager of the Sheboygan A's.
The Sheboygan A’s are elevating one of their infielders to manage the team this summer.
Chad Langley, who’s played at first base the last three years, “will be seeing the games from the other side of the
diamond this year,” the club said in a news release posted to its web
site last week announcing Langley’s move to manager.
Tyler Martin, who managed the A’s the past two seasons and navigated the
team to an 81-42 career record. The team last season finished 44-17 and
won the Langsdorf League title.
Martin left his manager post
“reluctantly,” the team said in its news release, noting work-related
responsibilities are keeping him from returning for a third year at the
will be the 17th manager in the team’s 53-year history, and will spend
the home half of innings in the third-base coaching box, according to
the news release.
Langley, after completiting a four year career
at Marian University, has joined the Marian staff as an assistant coach
has appeared in 157 games and stepped into the batter’s box 598 times
in the last three seasons, according to the A’s. His career batting
average is .279, and he has 23 doubles, three triples, five home runs
and 89 RBI.
“I knew after my first summer of playing with
Sheboygan that I wanted to manage the team when I was done playing,”
Langley said in a statement released by the club.
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