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Don Slaught

Born: Sep 11, 1958

Birthplace: Long Beach

Profession: Baseball player

Nationality: United States

Don Slaught

Date of Birth : Sep 11, 1958
Birth Place : Long Beach

Donald Martin Slaught is a former catcher in Major League Baseball who had a 16-year career from 1982 to 1997. He played for the Kansas City Royals, Texas Rangers, New York Yankees, California Angels and Chicago White Sox, all of the American League, and the Pittsburgh Pirates and San Diego Padres of the National League. In 2005, he was named hitting coach of the Detroit Tigers, replacing Kirk Gibson. He resigned as the Tigers hitting coach following the 2006 season and was replaced by Lloyd McClendon. Slaught attended UCLA and is a member of the Sigma Chi Fraternity. He currently resides in Rolling Hills, California with wife of 35 years, Sandy, and their four children, Christa, Stephanie, Cory, and Jessica.


  • Baseball player
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