Hugh Quattlebaum
Second baseman / Third baseman / Hitting coach
Born: (1978-06-26) June 26, 1978 (age 44)
Methuen, Massachusetts
Bats: Right
Throws: Right
Teams

Hugh Quattlebaum (born June 26, 1978) is an American former baseball infielder who served as hitting coach for the New York Mets of Major League Baseball (MLB) in 2021.

Playing career

A native of Methuen, Massachusetts, Quattlebaum attended Amherst College. In 1999, he played collegiate summer baseball with the Bourne Braves of the Cape Cod Baseball League.[1][2] Quattlebaum was selected by the Detroit Tigers in the 25th round of the 2000 MLB Draft.

Coaching career

On May 4, 2021, the Mets promoted Quattlebaum as the hitting coach replacing Chili Davis after the team had a .241 batting average through 22 games.[3] After the season, Quattlebaum was reassigned along with Kevin Howard to the minor leagues.[4]

References

  1. ^ "1999 Bourne Braves". thebaseballcube.com. Retrieved July 20, 2021.
  2. ^ "Major League Baseball 2000 First-Year Player Draft". capecodbaseball.org. Retrieved July 20, 2021.
  3. ^ "Mets fire Chili Davis and Tom Slater, name Hugh Quattlebaum new hitting coach". Amazin' Avenue. May 4, 2021. Retrieved May 4, 2021.
  4. ^ "Mets Hitting Coaches Reassigned to Minor Leagues, Hefner Likely Staying". Metsmerized Online. October 7, 2021. Retrieved October 7, 2021.
Preceded byChili Davis New York Mets hitting coach 2021 Succeeded by