After two seasons with the Boise Hawks, Bill Buckner is stepping down as the Hawks’ hitting coach.
Buckner spent 22 years playing Major League Baseball, worked as the Chicago White Sox hitting coach, and managed the Brockton Rox of the CanAm League.
Buckner played for the Cubs from 1977 to 1984 and won the 1980 National League batting crown, earning a spot in the 1981 All Star Game. He played in 2199 major league games with the Dodgers, Cubs, Red Sox, Angels, and Royals, hitting .289 with 174 career home runs and 1,208 RBI. Buckner played in two World Series, with the Dodgers and with the Red Sox.
Buckner is being replaced by Jesus Feliciano. Guillermo Martinez will be the assistant coach and Brian Lawrence will be the pitching coach.