Myatt came by three nicknames: Foghorn, for his loud voice; Mercury, for his speed on the bases; and Stud, a name he applied to almost every other player, coach and manager he encountered in baseball.He also has a supporting role in what has become one of my favorite Dick Allen images ever. This picture shows Myatt on his first day as the Phils interim manager, holding on tight to an obviously disgruntled Dick Allen.
Wednesday, August 8, 2012
Yesterday I posted about Bob Skinner quitting the Phillies in 1969. He was replaced in the Phillies dugout by veteran coach George Myatt. According to Myatt's wikipedia page: