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COACHING CAREER

Lenny Harris begins his fifth season with the Marlins organization and first full season as third base coach. He began last season as Miami's assistant hitting coach before moving to the third-base coaching box midseason. Prior to joining the Major League staff, he served three seasons (2012-14) as a coach for the GCL Marlins...Before joining the Marlins, he spent three seasons (2009-11) in the Dodgers organization with the last as hitting coach for Class A Great Lakes. In his first two seasons with Los Angeles, he was the Camelback Ranch senior hitting coach...He began his Major League coaching career in 2008 as hitting coach for the Washington Nationals after serving parts of two seasons as Washington's minor league infield coordinator.

PLAYING CAREER

Played 18 Major League seasons between Cincinnati, the Dodgers, Mets, Colorado, Arizona, Milwaukee, the Cubs and the Marlins after being drafted by Cincinnati in the fifth round of the 1983 First-Year Player Draft. Ended career as Major League Baseball's all-time pinch-hits leader (212), and still holds the record to this day. His 90 PH RBI rank fourth all-time, behind Mark Sweeney (102), John Vander Wal (95) and Jose Morales (92)...In 2005, tied Quinton McCracken for second in Majors with 19 pinch-hits: Jacob Cruz led with 20...Recorded 1,000th career hit on June 5, 2003 off Dewon Brazelton...In 2002, led Majors with 22 pinch hits and 72 PH at-bats, setting Milwaukee single-season marks in both categories. With 22 pinch hits, became only player in Major League history to record four consecutive seasons with 15+ pinch hits...Set single-season Major League records in 2001 with 83 PH at-bats and 95 PH appearances. Became Major's all-time leader in pinch-hits on October 6 at Shea Stadium, singling off Montreal's Carl Pavano. Led Majors with 21 pinch-hits...Led Majors with 26 pinch-hits in 1999, marking second-highest pinch-hit total in Major League history. Fell two shy of John Vander Wal's MLB record of 28 in 1995...Made only career pitching appearance on June 1, 1998 at San Francisco. Tossed 1.0 perfect inning, tallying one strikeout (Brent Mayne)...Hit in career-long 10 consecutive games from April 25-May 12, 1991 while with Dodgers, Posted .400 average (14x35) over streak.

PERSONAL/MISCELLANEOUS

Lenny Anthony Harris...married to Carnettia and the couple has two daughters, Chanel and Ciara...graduated from Jackson High School in Miami in 1983, where he hit .463 and stole 22 consecutive bases as a senior...attended Miami-Dade Community College North.

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