PORTLAND, Maine (NEWS CENTER) - If the name Rich Gedman sounds familiar to you Red Sox fans, it should. Gedman, the Portland Sea Dogs newest hitting coach is the one and the same Rich Gedman who played for the Red Sox from 1980 to 1990.
One would say Gedman has a rich story in his baseball travels. His career began by pinch hitting for Yaz, he caught Roger Clemens first 20 strikeout game, he went 4 for 4 in the infamous 1986 American League Championship Series Game 5, to playing a pivotal role in the most talked about World Series, the 1986 Series where the Boston Red Sox took on the New York Mets. Gedman has spent the last 8 years getting back into the game he loves. Learn a little more about this Worcester, Massachusetts native in this week's Portland Sea Dogs Spotlight, Hitting Coach Rich Gedman.