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  Al Nipper - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Albert Samuel Nipper (born April 2, 1959) was a Major League Baseball pitcher for the Boston Red Sox, Chicago Cubs and Cleveland Indians.
On November 17, 2005, Nipper again returned to the big leagues when he was named bullpen coach of the Red Sox.
It is believed that Nipper had been an advocate of Clemens returning to Boston for the 2006 season to finish out his career.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Al_Nipper   (227 words)

 For Nipper, it would be classic reunion - The Boston Globe
Roger Clemens's decision should come soon, Al Nipper said yesterday, probably within a couple of weeks, if not days, of the 20th anniversary of his 20-strikeout game against the Seattle Mariners in Fenway Park, which is Saturday.
Nipper, who 10 years ago was fired by Dan Duquette as Sox pitching coach, just a month into what was Clemens's last season in Boston before he left for Toronto as a free agent, returned to the Sox as minor league pitching coordinator and was promoted this winter to bullpen coach.
Nipper said he expects Clemens will make a decision next month and be pitching for someone in June.
www.boston.com /sports/baseball/redsox/articles/2006/04/26/for_nipper_it_would_be_classic_reunion   (1022 words)

 Flaws are part of his game - The Boston Globe
Nipper was a pitching coach with the Red Sox in parts of the 1995 and '96 seasons, and was the team's minor league pitching coordinator.
And Nipper plans to get to know each Sox pitcher and their deliveries, and hopes to speak to enough of them so he knows them inside and out.
Nipper said he and Schilling were shocked that a conversation they had on the field was depicted as hostile and animated in a report Wednesday.
www.boston.com /sports/baseball/redsox/articles/2006/03/02/flaws_are_part_of_his_game/?page=full   (915 words)

 Fire Brand of the American League: Let's Meet The Influential People Of 2006 Archives   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Put two and two together… The bullpen coach was to be Al Nipper, a favorite of Jonathan Papelbon, but he is now the pitching coach because Dave Wallace has undergone hip replacement surgery and is probably out for the entire season.
From 1983 to 1987, Nipper was a staple of the rotation.
Nipper had this to say when his bullpen coach duties became official: “I’m very excited, to put it bluntly.
www.all-baseball.com /firebrand/archives/021904.html   (2228 words)

 SPORTS PEOPLE; Red Sox, Nipper Fined - New York Times
LEAD: Both Al Nipper, who hit Darryl Strawberry of the Mets with a pitch during an exhibition game two weeks ago, and the Boston Red Sox have been fined by Commissioner Peter Ueberroth, who was a spectator at the game.
Both Al Nipper, who hit Darryl Strawberry of the Mets with a pitch during an exhibition game two weeks ago, and the Boston Red Sox have been fined by Commissioner Peter Ueberroth, who was a spectator at the game.
Nipper gave up a lead-padding home run to Strawberry in the seventh game of the World Series and was angered when the Met right fielder took an unusually long time to circle the bases.
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 Kansas City Royals Team   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Nipper became the 13th pitching coach in club history when he was named to the coaching staff as a replacement for Brent Strom on May 25, 2001.
Nipper spent 7 seasons in the Major Leagues (1983-88 and 1990), compiling a 46-50 record with 21 complete games and a 4.52 ERA in 144 games for Boston (1983-87), the Chicago Cubs (1988) and Cleveland (1990).
Nipper graduated from Hazelwood West (Mo.) High School in 1977, where he was named all-state and an honorable mention All-American in baseball.
royals.mlb.com /NASApp/mlb/kc/team/kc_team_coachesstaff_bio.jsp?club_context=kc&coachorstaffid=425101165658   (245 words)

 newStandard: 5/02/96
BOSTON -- Struggling to recover from the worst start in franchise history, the Boston Red Sox demoted pitching coach Al Nipper yesterday and replaced him with Sammy Ellis -- their fifth pitching coach in two years.
Roger Clemens, who has been friends with Nipper since the two were teammates in the 1980s, was also not available for comment.
Pitching coach Al Nipper became the first to pay for the poor start by the Red Sox.
www.s-t.com /daily/05-96/05-01-96/1anipper.htm   (697 words)

 Boston Red Sox : News : Boston Red Sox News
Nearly 20 years later, Nipper remains a part of the Red Sox, and the club announced Wednesday night that their former right-handed starter has been promoted back to the Major Leagues, where he will serve as manager Terry Francona's bullpen coach during the 2006 season.
Nipper has served the Red Sox in various capacities, from pitcher to Major League pitching coach to Minor League pitching coach to Minor League instructor, and now, as bullpen coach.
Nipper's rookie year as a player was 1983, a season best known in Red Sox history as the year Carl Yastrzemski retired.
boston.redsox.mlb.com /NASApp/mlb/news/article.jsp?ymd=20051116&content_id=1269295&vkey=news_bos&fext=.jsp&c_id=bos   (617 words)

 Red Sox Win On One-Hitter - New York Times
Al Nipper and Steve Crawford combined on a one-hitter, and Steve Lyons knocked in three runs, two with a homer, to pace the Boston Red Sox to a 7-1 victory over the Seattle Mariners tonight.
Nipper (5-6) allowed the hit - a sixth-inning single by Ivan Calderon - but walked six in five and one-third innings.
Nipper was then pulled in favor of Crawford, who retired the Mariners on a double-play grounder.
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These first few days of Spring Training are reserved mainly for the popping of the mitt under the watchful eyes of Nipper, a pitching coach who didn't have the luxury of attending Royals Spring Training in 2001.
By the time Nipper was hired by Kansas City last May 25, the Royals were already in serious trouble in the win-loss department.
Nipper and Muser agree with the oft-cited analysis that development of the young pitching may be the biggest factor in whether the Royals make significant strides in 2002.
www.mlb.com /NASApp/mlb/mlb/news/kc_20020217_nipperST_news.jsp   (896 words)

 Al Nipper Baseball Stats by Baseball Almanac
Al Nipper was born on Thursday, April 2, 1959, in San Diego, California.
Nipper was 24 years old when he broke into the big leagues on September 6, 1983, with the Boston Red Sox.
His biographical data, year-by-year hitting stats, fielding stats, pitching stats (where applicable), career totals, uniform numbers, salary data and miscellaneous items-of-interest are presented by Baseball Almanac on this comprehensive Al Nipper baseball stats page.
www.baseball-almanac.com /players/player.php?p=nippeal01   (300 words)

 Clemens split down the middle
Al Nipper's knee was so red he didn't realize his arm was purple.
And Nipper will be just one of a long list of ex-teammates, friends and family Clemens expects at Yankee Stadium when he goes for No. 300 against the Red Sox tomorrow.
Nipper became such a close friend because the guy Rocket called "Pitbull" shared Clemens' penchant for pushing himself.
www.recordonline.com /archive/2003/05/25/clemnewa.htm   (2144 words)

 SportingNews.com - MLB - Red Sox name Al Nipper bullpen coach   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
BOSTON -- Al Nipper, a former Red Sox draft pick who played the majority of his career with the club, was hired Wednesday as Boston's bullpen coach.
The right-hander, selected in the eighth round of the 1980 amateur draft, won 42 games with the Red Sox from 1983-87, and was a member of the 1986 team that lost to the New York Mets in the World Series.
Nipper was 46-50 with a 4.52 ERA in a seven-year major league career that included stints with the Chicago Cubs and Cleveland Indians.
www.sportingnews.com /yourturn/viewtopic.php?t=35725   (457 words)

 Bostonist: Al Nipper is Back
Al Nipper, old Sox pitcher known best for his headbutt he gave Roger Clemens a couple hours after the Olde Towne Team clinched the AL East in '86, will serve as bullpen coach to the Sox in the 2006 season.
Al Nipper is "...very excited, to put it bluntly", said Nipper.
agreed, al nipper isnt the first name to come to my head when i think of who id like to be my pitching coach.
www.bostonist.com /archives/2005/11/18/al_nipper_is_back.php   (716 words)

 ESPN.com: Roger Clemens Career Notes
Became the first AL pitcher since 1993 to get a regular-season basehit (off Norm Charlton) on May 23 vs. Seattle...
Ranked second in the American League and fifth overall in ERA and second in the AL and fourth overall in strikeouts...
AL Pitcher-of-the-Month for July after going 4-0 with a 1.64 ERA...
espn.go.com /mlb/profiles/notes/3340.html   (1181 words)

 USATODAY.com - AL Central   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Al Nipper, who was a minor league pitching coordinator for the Texas Rangers, replaced Brent Strom, who was fired May 12, as the Royals' pitching coach.
Nipper, a Missouri native, was 46-50 in 144 games in the majors with the Red Sox, Cubs and Indians.
"Nipper previously worked with two pitchers on the staff, starter Jeff Suppan and reliever Cory Bailey, when he was a pitching coach in the Boston organization.
www.usatoday.com /sports/bbw/2001-05-30/2001-05-30-alcentral.htm   (1455 words)

 Al Nipper 1986 Game by Game Batting Logs
Al Nipper appeared in 26 Major League games during the 1986 regular season.
The chart below is a comprehensive analysis of the games Nipper appeared in, specifically relating to his 1986 hitting statistics.
If the Date is followed by an asterisk (*), Nipper started during that game at the first position listed in the Position(s) column.
www.baseball-almanac.com /players/hittinglogs.php?p=nippeal01&y=1986   (148 words)

 Tax Analysts: Technical Assistance:
The court granted summary judgment to the government, and the Nippers moved to vacate the ruling.
The Nippers then argued that no bond was required and that the requested bond was excessive.
The Tenth Circuit dismissed the Nippers' bond claims for lack of jurisdiction and noted that a challenge to the bond order was moot.
www.taxanalysts.com /www/tadiscus.nsf/Archives/EDEF5891F6EDCB4F85256AF500562285?OpenDocument   (705 words)

 About Us
A.N.(Al) Nipper entered the real estate business in 1945 as a salesman for Minto, and in 1949 he bought the firm and changed the name to "A.N. Nipper, Realtor".
Jean Nipper married Bud Marchant, who started as an associate with the firm in 1952 and became partner in 1954.
When Nipper passed away in 1977, Marchant continued to operate as Nipper and Marchant for two years.
www.marchantchapman.com   (485 words)

 1986: Ted Williams Old Timers Game   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Al Nipper was pitching, and he threw a wild pitch with Larry Parrish on third base.
As Parrish came in to the plate, Nipper covered, took the throw, and went down on one knee to make the tag.
Nipper held on to the ball, Parrish did not score, and the Sox won the game by one run.
home.comcast.net /~buffalohead/ted86.html   (214 words)

 ESPN.com: MLB - Royals (ML-worst 5.29 ERA) fire pitching coach
The 43-year-old Nipper, who replaced Cumberland as Boston's pitching coach during the 1995 season, had been with the Royals for just over a year.
Hired by Kansas City last May 25, Nipper saw Royals pitchers maintain a 4.86 ERA under his direction through the end of the season.
Cumberland, 55, was in his first season as Omaha's pitching coach after spending the last seven seasons in the Red Sox's organization, including his second stint as the team's pitching coach at the end of last season.
espn.go.com /mlb/news/2002/0618/1396437.html   (255 words)

 A Chronological History of Amazing Boston Red Sox Losses   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Boston won the AL East, and met the Angels in the ALCS.
Massachusetts native Ron Darling was on the mound for the Mets, and pitched seven shutout innings.
Nipper lost 6-2; the Series was tied at two games apiece.
www.personal.psu.edu /users/p/m/pmg149/losses1980.htm   (4110 words)

 OUT OF HISLEAGUE? By JOEL SHERMAN - New York Post Online Edition: Sports   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Last week, though, Red Sox pitching coach and long-time Clemens pal Al Nipper said he thought Boston had a real chance to have the Rocket end where he began his career.
And the impact of pitching in the AL East should be factored in.
When he last pitched in the AL East in 2003, for the Yanks, Clemens went 17-9 with a 3.91 ERA.
www.nypost.com /sports/63099.htm   (955 words)

 Al Nipper - Statistics - The Baseball Cube   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Al Nipper - Statistics - The Baseball Cube
The order of teams does not reflect the order of teams played during a season for the Al Nipper.
Its important to note that the report is based on the same statistics displayed on the TBC web site and so players with incomplete statistics will have an incomplete teammates report.
www.thebaseballcube.com /players/N/al-nipper.shtml   (1036 words)

 h nipper information.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
This tile edge nipper is fitted with tungsten carbide cutting edges and is designed to cut and shape ceramic..
Al Nipper batting, fielding and pitching major league baseball lifetime statistics..
San Jose, CA, My father was TSG Joel H. Nipper and was one of the flight crew killed in a C-133B crash on April 10,1963 Travis AFB.
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 ESPN.com - Sweeney hit with 10-game suspension
Kansas City pitching coach Al Nipper was suspended for three games, Detroit hitting coach Bill Madlock was suspended for two games and Tigers first-base coach Juan Samuel was suspended for one game, with Samuel's suspension delayed to Sunday.
Sweeney charged the mound and threw Weaver to the ground in the sixth inning after he said the pitcher called him a profane name.
Benches and bullpens cleared, and Sweeney, Nipper and Detroit bench coach Doug Mansolino were ejected.
sports.espn.go.com /espn/print?id=1240438&type=news   (301 words)

 Nipper assumes Wallace’s duties | BonitaNews.com
Manager Terry Francona said he had no update on Wallace’s condition, this after a report in the Boston Globe that the 58-year-old had a hip replacement on Thursday to help clear the infection and would miss “several months,” if he returns to the team at all in 2006.
Al Nipper, who was named bullpen coach in the offseason and has been serving as the interim coach, will assume Wallace’s duties.
Nipper, 46, has spent 17 seasons in the organization, earning all but four of his 46 career wins with Boston from 1983-87, then later serving as pitching coach and most recently minor league pitching coordinator.
www.bonitanews.com /news/2006/feb/25/nipper_assumes_wallaces_duties/?sports   (756 words)

1986, SCCWRP 1993b), and sediments from the shelf are toxic to crustaceans and echinoderms (Swartz et al.
However, their results are based on short-term amphipod survival, a test that is no longer sensitive to the level of toxicity in the sediments (Swartz et al.
The spatial pattern of interstitial water toxicity was consistent with the spatial pattern of sediment contamination (Figure 2).
www.sccwrp.org /pubs/annrpt/93-94/art09.htm   (5137 words)

 Royals slug way past Tigers
Numerous punches were thrown as the benches and bullpens cleared in the sixth inning.
There was a 12-minute delay and Sweeney, Royals pitching coach Al Nipper and Detroit bench coach Doug Mansolino were ejected.
On a day in which the Mariners were given permission by major league baseball to begin selling postseason tickets, the AL West leaders held a 6-3 lead helped by Edgar Martinez's ninth career grand slam.
www.bouldernews.com /sports/baseball/a327005a.html   (506 words)

 MLB Trade Rumors: Latest Roger Clemens Buzz
When he pitched for the Sox in the mid-1980s, one of his best buddies on the team was Roger Clemens.
Nipper has maintained a close friendship with Clemens since he left the Red Sox in 1996.
Sidenote: Al Nipper was horrible on the Cubs.
www.mlbtraderumors.com /2006/02/latest_roger_cl.html   (569 words)

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