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Dudley Michael Hargrove...resides in Richfield, OH with his wife Sharon...Mike and Sharon have five children: Kimberly (30), Melissa (28), Pamela (26), Andrew (24) and Shelly (16) and four grandchildren...graduated from Perryton High School in Perryton, TX, in 1968, where he lettered in football, basketball and golf...graduated from Northwest Oklahoma State in 1972; lettered in baseball, basketball and football...inducted into the Northwest Oklahoma State Hall of Fame in 1992 and the NAIA Hall of Fame...his son, Andy, was drafted by the Mariners in 2005 and is in the club's minor league system.

Managing/Coaching Career:
The 2006 season is his 15th as a Major League manager, his second with the Mariners...entered the 2006 season with a career mark of 1065-1056 (.502)2005 was his first season in Seattle; despite being forced to use 48 different players, with 16 players spending a combined total of 1331 games on the DL, club tied for the league lead in defense...Hargrove won his first game as Mariners skipper on Opening Day, April 4 vs. Minnesota...collected managerial career win #1,000 at Kansas City on April 13...spent the 2004 season as an assistant to Cleveland Indians GM Mark Shapiro...managed the Baltimore Orioles for four seasons from 2000-2003 and compiled a 275-372 mark...spent nine seasons managing the Cleveland Indians (1991-1999) and compiled a 721-591 record (.550)won five consecutive American League Central titles (1995-1999)won two American League Championships (1995, 1997)named AL Manager of the Year (The Sporting News) in 1995 after leading the Indians to a 100-44 mark...named AL Manager of the Year (USA Today) in 1993...was second in the BBWAA balloting in 1994 and third in 1995...led a Major League Baseball All-Star team to a 6-2 mark in a 1998 tour of Japan...was the Indians first base coach in 1990 and 1991 (prior to being named manager on July 6, 1991)...managed the AAA Colorado Springs team in 1989 and was named AAA Manager of the Year...managed AA Williamsport in 1988...spent first season as a manager at A Kinston in 1987...began his coaching career as a coach with A Batavia in 1986.

Playing Career:
Drafted by Texas Rangers in the 25th round of the 1972 June draft...reached the Majors in 1974 after just two minor league seasons...made ML debut April 7 with the Rangers...was voted American League Rookie of the Year by the BBWAA and The Sporting News after hitting .323 with 14 doubles, 10 home runs and 56 RBI...was named to the American League All-Star Team in 1975 (was 0-for-1 as a pinch-hitter)...led the American League in walks in 1976 (97) and 1978 (107)...was traded to the San Diego Padres following the 1978 season...traded to the Cleveland Indians on June 14, 1979...finished his playing career with the Indians, retiring after the 1985 season.

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