When the Yankees changed pitching coaches Saturday, replacing Sammy Ellis with Mark Connor, it marked the 20th pitching-coach shift in George Steinbrenner's 14 years as owner. The roll call, year by year:
1975—Ford, Cloyd Boyer
1977—Boyer, Art Fowler
1978—Fowler, Clyde King
1979—Tom Morgan, Fowler
1982—Jerry Walker/ Jeff Torborg, Williams, King, Ellis
1985—Connor, Bill Monbouquette
Before he was replaced in 1974, Turner had been the pitching coach for eight straight years.