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Peter Gammons
May 26, 1986
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:
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May 26, 1986

Ballpark Figures

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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:

1973—Jim Turner
1974—Whitey Ford
1975—Ford, Cloyd Boyer
1976—Bob Lemon
1977—Boyer, Art Fowler
1978—Fowler, Clyde King
1979—Tom Morgan, Fowler
1980—Stan Williams
1981—Williams, King
1982—Jerry Walker/ Jeff Torborg, Williams, King, Ellis
1983—Fowler, Ellis/Torborg
1984—Ellis/Torborg, Connor
1985—Connor, Bill Monbouquette
1986—Ellis, Connor

Before he was replaced in 1974, Turner had been the pitching coach for eight straight years.

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