Joins Angels in 2020 and enters 40th season in professional baseball...Also serves as the Halos' Infield Coach...During 2018 and 2019 seasons was third base coach for Cubs...From 2013-17 served as Red Sox third base coach, infield instructor and baserunner instructor, including Boston's 2013 World Series championship...Was third base coach for 2014 A.L. All-Star team...Member of John Farrell's coaching staff for MLB All-Star Series in Japan in November 2014...Assisted Hanley Ramirez's transition to playing first base in 2016... Ramirez would go on to commit only four errors in 1,043 chances that season...Under tutelage, Dustin Pedroia won two Gold Glove Awards (2013 & 2014) and Xander Bogaerts was named a finalist for the honor in 2014... In 2001, led Tampa Yankees to a league title...Named Gulf Coast League Manager of the Year in 1988 after leading his Club to the league championship.
Playing Career & Misc
Signed with Yankees as a free agent in 1979...Went on to appear in 397 minor league games across five seasons (1979-83) in Yankees and Padres organizations...Played primarily as a second baseman...Tabbed as 1981 High-A Fort Lauderdale Team MVP in 1981...Attended University of Maine as a freshman in 1976 and played both baseball and basketball...Transferred to Valencia Community College and was named Florida Junior College Player of the Year in 1977...Moved to Florida Southern College for two years and was a member of 1978 National Championship team...Completed bachelor's degree in physical education in 1980, the year after his first pro season...Worked as an assistant coach at Eckerd College in Florida from 1980-81...Inducted into Maine Baseball Hall of Fame Aug. 3, 2014...Son of the late Jack Butterfield...Jack at one time served as Vice President of Player Development and Scouting for Yankees.