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Bob Henley #13

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RESUME: Bobby Henley enters his 23rd season with the Nationals' organization, 15th as a coach and fourth on the Major League staff...Was one of two holdovers (also Rick Schu) from Matt Williams' staff to Dusty Baker's… Henley joined the MLB staff as third base coach for the 2014 season... He is one of three former Expos on Baker's staff, joining bench coach Chris Speier, and hitting coach Rick Schu, and is also one of two former big league catchers on the Nationals' 2016 staff (Dan Firova)...Henley served the Nationals organization as Minor League Field Coordinator from 2010-13...Spent 2006-09 as catching coordinator, as well as manager of the Rookie-level Gulf Coast League Nationals, and guided the GCL Nationals to a league championship in 2009, posting a 36-19 mark before going a perfect 3-0 in the playoffs...Henley held previous managerial posts in Nationals' system as well, including stints with Single-A Potomac (2005), Single-A Savannah (2004) and the GCL Expos (2003).

PLAYING CAREER: Selected by the Montreal Expos in the 26th round of the 1991 First-Year Player Draft, Henley appeared in 41 games for the Expos in 1998, hitting .304 with three home runs and 18 RBI...He made his MLB debut on July 19, 1998 in Montreal against the Pittsburgh Pirates and earned a walk off Anthony Telford...He made the first start of his MLB career the next night, July 20 vs. PHI, and singled to center field off Curt Schilling in first career at-bat...Taxed Pedro Astacio for the first of his three career big league home runs on Aug. 12 at Coors Field, and homered Sept. 16, 1998 vs. FLA (off Kirt Ojala) and Sept. 23 at NYM (off Bobby J. Jones)...Henley went 4-for-4 with two doubles and three RBI in his penultimate big league contest, Sept. 25 at STL, and posted an .846 OPS in 115 at-bats with 35 hits in only 39 big league starts...Once considered a significant Major League catching talent Henley was unfortunately hit particularly hard by injuries (shoulder, elbow), which led to the end of his playing career.

PERSONAL: Robert Clifton Henley...Attended Okaloosa-Walton (FL) Junior College...Graduated from Mobile County (AL) High in 1991… Resides in Grand Bay, Ala., with his wife, Catina, and two children: Anna (15) and Joe (9).

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