A former New York Yankees star and World Series Champion Third Baseman with the Minnesota Twins, Mike Pagliarulo took his first professional coaching job in 2013 with the Pittsburgh Pirates AAA affiliate, the Indianapolis Indians. He then joined the Miami Marlins as their Major League Hitting Coach in 2017, joining his former teammate Don Mattingly in the Miami dugout. He served as the Marlins’ Hitting Coach during the 2017 season when Giancarlo Stanton hit 59 home runs and won the NL MVP. He also coached Christian Yelich who, a year later, would win the 2018 NL MVP with the Milwaukee Brewers.
• Played first Major League Game on July 7, 1984, going 3 for 5 with 2 doubles against the Twins
• Team high 32 home runs in 1987 with the New York Yankees
• 1991 World Series Champion with the Minnesota Twins
• Played in 11 MLB seasons with the Yankees, Padres, Twins, Orioles and Rangers
• Served as the Miami Marlins Hitting Coach in 2017 & 2018
• Coached Giancarlo Stanton in his 2017 NL MVP season
• Coached Christian Yelich the year before his 2018 NL MVP season.