Where is Lou Piniella now?

Where is Lou Piniella now?

More from Sweet Lou Piniella, who still lives in Tampa, said he has been watching the Rays play regularly this season on TV. “I like what I see,” he said.

Why did Lou Piniella leave Seattle?

Piniella left the Mariners in 2003 after 10 years to take over the Tampa Bay Rays, ostensibly to be closer to his aging parents.

Is Lou Piniella in the Baseball Hall of Fame?

291 hitter with 1,705 hits, a Rookie of the Year Award, multiple All-Star bids, and some very good seasons with the Yankees. Piniella was on the ballot for one year, and it was the right call. He was not a Hall of Famer.

When did Lou Piniella retire?

Piniella won Rookie of the Year in 1969 with the Royals, was traded to the New York Yankees in 1973 where he stayed until his retirement from playing in 1984.

Does Lou Piniella speak Spanish?

La Russa and Lou Piniella, who grew up in bilingual families in Tampa, Fla., both spoke Spanish during their long managerial tenures. And longtime Dodgers manager Tommy Lasorda took the trouble to learn Spanish during his time in the Caribbean winter leagues.

When did Lou Piniella throw the base?

It was 30 years ago today, on Aug. 21, 1990, that the Cincinnati Reds’ fiery manager Lou Piniella demonstrated his displeasure at an umpire’s call by uprooting first base and launching it into the outfield.