Andy Fox
Fox with the Marlins
Boston Red Sox – No. 81
Utility / Coach
Born: (1971-01-12) January 12, 1971 (age 53)
Sacramento, California, U.S.
Batted: Left
Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 7, 1996, for the New York Yankees
Last MLB appearance
October 3, 2004, for the Texas Rangers
MLB statistics
Batting average.239
Home runs30
Runs batted in168
As player

As coach

Career highlights and awards

Andrew Junipero Fox (born January 12, 1971) is an American professional baseball coach and a former infielder. He played in Major League Baseball (MLB) from 1996 to 2004 for five different teams. He is the first base coach of the Boston Red Sox.

Playing career

Fox, a second round draft pick, graduated from Christian Brothers High School in Sacramento. He attended St. Mary, a Catholic school, in Sacramento for grades k-8.

In Major League Baseball, he played for the New York Yankees, Arizona Diamondbacks, Florida Marlins, Texas Rangers, and Montreal Expos. He won a World Series as a member of the Marlins' 2003 World Series championship team and as a member of the Yankees' 1996 World Series championship team. While with the Diamondbacks, he set the team's single season record for times hit by pitch.

Coaching/managing career

Fox (right) with Marlins outfielder Cody Ross in 2008.

After his playing career ended, Fox became a minor league coach in the Texas Rangers' farm system in 2005 and served as manager of the Class A Clinton LumberKings in 2006. On March 24, 2007, Fox replaced Perry Hill as the Florida Marlins' first base and infield coach. Fox had previously played under Hill in 2002; similarly, former Marlins manager Fredi Gonzalez was a coach for the Marlins during part of Fox's playing career with the team.[1] After the 2009 season, Fox was named the hitting coach of the Double-A West Tenn Diamond Jaxx of the Southern League.[2]

Fox was named minor-league infield coordinator by the Boston Red Sox for the 2011 season.[3] He still held that position as of the 2019 season, while adding the new responsibilities of assistant field coordinator for Boston's player development organization.[4]

In December 2021, Fox was named to Boston's major-league coaching staff, in the role of field coordinator.[5] In January 2024, Fox was promoted to first base coach for the Red Sox.[6]


  1. ^ Joe Frisaro. "Notes: Fox replaces Hill on staff Archived April 13, 2008, at the Wayback Machine", Florida Marlins, March 24, 2007. Retrieved on 2008-05-03.
  2. ^ "Mariners announce Minor League coaching staff for 2010 season". Major League Baseball. December 7, 2009. Archived from the original on 2016-04-25. Retrieved 2009-12-13.
  3. ^ "Boston Red Sox, January 10, 2011". Archived from the original on October 10, 2012. Retrieved January 11, 2011.
  4. ^, Red Sox Set Minor League, Player Development Staff. (10 January 2019)
  5. ^ McWilliams, Julian (December 20, 2021). "Red Sox set 2022 coaching staff, with Peter Fatse promoted to hitting coach". The Boston Globe. Retrieved December 21, 2021.
  6. ^ "Red Sox set 2024 Major League coaching staff". (Press release). Boston Red Sox. January 18, 2024. Retrieved January 19, 2024.
Preceded byKyle Hudson Boston Red Sox first base coach 2024–present Succeeded byIncumbent