Brett Butler survived oral cancer after his doctors said he probably wouldn’t. Now the new third-base coach for the Marlins said he is pulling for former NFL and University of Miami quarterback Jim Kelly to do the same.
“If he wanted to talk about it with me, I’d love to,” Butler said. “I try to make myself available to people after they’re first diagnosed, to give them...
Brett Morgan Butler
MIAMI -- The Miami Marlins have added two new faces to manager Mike Redmond's staff for 2014.
Brett Butler, regarded as one of the best bunters and baserunners during his playing days, joins the organization as the new third-base and outfield coach.
Taking over as the hitting coach will be Frank Menechino, who has spent five seasons as a hitting coach in the Yankees organization...
The Miami Marlins have added Frank Menechino and Brett Butler to their coaching staff for the 2014 season.
Menechino will function as the hitting coach of the Marlins while Butler has been hired to be a third base and outfield coach.
The 42-year-old Menechino began serving as a minor league hitting coach with the Yankees in 2009.
Butler,56, had served as the manager of the Arizona...
1995 SCORE SELECT BRETT BUTLER
It’s easy to forget that Brett Butler played for the Mets. As far as life mysteries goes, it ranks right up there with what I’m doing with a complete set of 1995 Score Select cards. Perhaps it was won as a door prize at an auction I went to or maybe someone sent them to me by mistake and didn’t want to pay for the return postage.