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Topic: Bob Brenly

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  Speakers Platform Speakers Bureau: Bob Brenly, Keynote Speaker On: Inspiration, Motivation, Leadership, Athletics / ...
Currently Bob Brenly is a successful television broadcast analyst for the Chicago Cubs and The Fox Network.
Bob was named to the 1984 All-Star team and led the 1987 Giants to the National League West Division Title.
Bob joined Rodger Craig’s staff in 1992 as bullpen coach for the San Francisco Giants and stayed with the Giants through the 1995 season as a coach on manager Dusty Baker’s staff.
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 Encyclopedia of Baseball Catchers - Ex-Catcher Managers
Brenly was the Giants' starting catcher from 1984 to 1987, averaging 18 home runs per season and providing steady defense.
Brenly used that experience to his advantage when he was hired to replace Buck Showalter as manager of the Arizona Diamondbacks in October 2000.
Brenly had a winning record (84-78) in 2003 but it was only good enough for a 3rd place finish in the NL West as Arizona was plagued with injuries to key players.
members.tripod.com /bb_catchers/catchers/mg_brenly.htm   (516 words)

 Bob Brenly - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Robert Earl Brenly (born February 25, 1954 in Coshocton, Ohio) is a former catcher and manager in Major League Baseball and a current broadcaster.
He later returned to being baseball analyst for Fox (where Brenly worked from 1996-2000), and was named in November 2004 as the TV game analyst in the Chicago Cubs' announcing booth, replacing Steve Stone.
This is Brenly's second tour of duty as a Cubs broadcaster, as he was a radio analyst teamed with Harry Caray, Thom Brennaman, and Ron Santo during the 1990 and 1991 seasons.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Bob_Brenly   (242 words)

 The Daily Texan
PHOENIX -- Bob Brenly, a broadcaster and former major league catcher, was hired Monday as manager of the Arizona Diamondbacks and said the team has enough talent to be in the World Series next season.
Brenly spent a year broadcasting in Chicago after retiring as a player, then was a coach for four seasons with the Giants before returning to broadcasting.
Brenly acknowledged that there were some Arizona players who had a rocky relationship with him in his role as a television analyst.
tspweb02.tsp.utexas.edu /webarchive/10-31-00/2000103109_s07_Former.html   (781 words)

 Brenly loses his job in Arizona's shuffle   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
A former major-league catcher and television analyst, Brenly was the second manager in the franchise's six-year history.
Brenly was the first to win a World Series in his first season as a major-league manager since Ralph Houk of the Yankees in 1961.
Brenly compiled a 303-262 record in 3 1/2 seasons, but the team was 29-50 going into its game last night, 15 games behind division-leading San Francisco.
www.post-gazette.com /pg/04185/341210.stm   (595 words)

 ESPN.com - MLB Playoffs 2001 - Brenly still has plenty of Roger Craig in him
Brenly, who was believed to be Craig's successor no later than 1995, stayed for three years as bullpen coach under Dusty Baker, but eventually moved on, first to Fox and the Diamondbacks radio network, and then to the big leather chair when the Buck Showalter Era ended in flames.
Brenly has produced his share of head-scratchers, as any first-year manager would, but his team is in the World Series and seems to appreciate his don't-sweat-the-small-stuff interpersonal style.
Brenly has paid that debt with a staff that has a fair amount of ink from Craig's stamp on it.
espn.go.com /mlb/playoffs2001/s/2001/1026/1269510.html   (793 words)

 Congratulations to Bob Brenly   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
A 1977 graduate of Ohio University, Brenly was a third baseman-catcher for the Bobcats.
In 1972, Brenly was recruited to Ohio University by legendary coach Bob Wren, who led the school to the College World Series in 1970.
Brenly wasn't drafted, but signed with San Francisco as a free agent and the rest is history.
www.ohiou.edu /news/01-02/102.html   (431 words)

 Who's on Third? Brenly / Catcher's fateful day: 4 errors, game-winning homer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Brenly lost the game that day, or so it seemed, with four errors in a single inning at third base.
Brenly, a catcher by trade, wasn't at all thrilled about his third-base assignment that day.
Brenly, connecting with his higher calling, absolutely knew that Assenmacher would try the big, sweeping curveball he'd thrown two pitches earlier.
www.sfgate.com /cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/chronicle/archive/1999/06/15/SP75219.DTL   (1547 words)

 D-Backs fire Brenly
Bob Brenly was fired this morning by the Diamondbacks, less than three years after managing the franchise to its only World Series title.
Brenly, who as 303-262 in 3 1/2 seasons, declined comment today in a statement released through the team.
Brenly was the fourth skipper in major league history with no previous managerial experience to win a World Series and the first since the New York Yankees' Ralph Houk in 1961.
www.azcentral.com /12news/news/articles/0702brenly-fired-ON.html   (415 words)

 USATODAY.com - Bob Brenly to broadcast Cubs games   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
CHICAGO (AP) — Bob Brenly was hired by the Chicago Cubs as a television analyst Tuesday to replace Steve Stone, who resigned after the team grew unhappy with his critical commentary.
Bob Brenly, who was fired as the Diamondbacks' manager midway through the 2004 season, will be a Cubs television analyst.
Brenly was a television broadcaster for the Diamondbacks from 1998-00 before he was hired as manager in 2001.
www.usatoday.com /sports/baseball/nl/cubs/2004-11-09-brenly_x.htm   (432 words)

 Sports: Brenly defends removing Schilling
After saying second-guessing was "the lowest form of journalism," Brenly stuck by his contention that he made the right move for the right reason.
Brenly's pregame plan was to bring in closer Byung-Hyun Kim if the D'backs led after seven innings.
Brenly allowed that Schilling -- who was clocked at 98 mph on his final pitch -- could have worked the eighth but said there was no way he would have pitched the ninth, when Tino Martinez hit the tying home run.
www.sptimes.com /News/110201/news_pf/Sports/Brenly_defends_removi.shtml   (678 words)

 SULLIVAN: Brenly ready to play aces more quickly   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Brenly may have to ask more of his big guns because he's otherwise a little short on ammunition.
Whether Brenly is prepared to stake his season on his second-tier starters, however, is a question he doesn't really have to answer candidly unless the Yankees take a 2-1 or 3-0 lead in the best-of-seven.
Bob Brenly is new to the job, but he already appreciates the advantages of wiggle room.
www.enquirer.com /editions/2001/10/27/spt_sullivan_brenly.html   (632 words)

 Winter 2002 Ohio Today Online - Rookie of the Year   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Bob Brenly, BSED '76, holds the World Series trophy aloft after his Arizona Diamondbacks defeated the New York Yankees in Game 7 in October.
Bob Brenly, BSED '76, last fall became the first Ohio University graduate to manage a World Series victor when he directed the Arizona Diamondbacks to a dramatic victory over the Yankees.
Longtime Bobcat coach Bob Wren recalls that Brenly was the top catching prospect in Ohio his senior year at Coshocton High School in 1972.
www.ohiou.edu /ohiotoday/winter02/features/rookie.html   (685 words)

 BBC SPORT | US SPORT  | Brenly enjoys last laugh
Brenly, manager of the Arizona Diamondbacks, lived through a tumultuous regular season that saw his team build a comfortable lead in their division before faltering and nearly missing the playoffs.
Early in the season, Brenly made clear that he was not going to be a traditional, by-the-book manager.
If Brenly thought he would be immune to criticism from his fellow broadcasters, he was sorely mistaken.
news.bbc.co.uk /sport1/hi/other_sports/us_sport/1639942.stm   (628 words)

 Brenly prepares for his new digs   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
As a new Chicago Cubs broadcaster, Bob Brenly wasn't required to report on the first day of workouts, but the former Diamondbacks manager showed up at Mesa's Fitch Park on Thursday morning to say hello to Cubs skipper Dusty Baker and other friends with the club.
Brenly replaces the popular Steve Stone, who resigned as the team's television analyst last fall.
Brenly led the Diamondbacks to the 2001 World Series title in his first year as a manager.
www.azcentral.com /sports/diamondbacks/articles/0218brenly0218.html   (513 words)

 Bob Brenly | BaseballLibrary.com
Brenly was the Giants' starting catcher from 1984 to 1987, averaging 18 home runs per season and providing steady defense.
After several seasons in the broadcast booth, Brenly was hired to replace Buck Showalter as manager of the Arizona Diamondbacks in October 2000.
Brenly atones for his errors with a homer in the 5th, a game-tying 2-run single in the 7th, and a 2-out game-winning home run in the bottom of the 9th.
www.baseballlibrary.com /baseballlibrary/ballplayers/B/Brenly_Bob.stm   (560 words)

 KFFL - Bob Brenly, MAN, Free Agents
Bob Baum, of the Associated Press, reports Arizona Diamondbacks manager Bob Brenly is not in jeopardy of losing his job at the present time, according to Arizona chairman Jerry Colangelo, despite the fact the club just finished their worst May ever in franchise history.
Bob McManaman of The Arizona Republic reports Arizona Diamondbacks manager Bob Brenly has been very impressed with P Casey Daigle in his two outings.
The AP reports Arizona Diamondbacks manager Bob Brenly and third base coach Eddie Rodriguez were ejected by plate umpire Tim McClelland during an Arizona pitching change in the seventh inning of Friday's game with the San Francisco Giants.
www.kffl.com /player/4687/mlb   (1789 words)

 Bob Brenly - - Nationwide Speakers Bureau
Bob Brenly is an engaging speaker who shares his experiences from Major League baseball with humor and wit.
As a speaker, Bob draws from his accomplishments in athletics and broadcast and relates these experiences to the corporate world in an entertaining manner.
Bob joined Roger Craig’s staff in 1992 as bullpen coach for the San Francisco Giants and stayed with the Giants through the 1995 season as a coach on manger Dusty Baker’s staff.
www.nationwidespeakers.com /speaker/691/21   (482 words)

 Bob Brenly Baseball Stats by Baseball Almanac
Bob Brenly was born on Thursday, February 25, 1954, in Coshocton, Ohio.
Brenly was 27 years old when he broke into the big leagues on August 14, 1981, with the San Francisco Giants.
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 Bob Brenly baseball stats page.
www.baseball-almanac.com /players/player.php?p=brenlbo01   (316 words)

 SignOnSanDiego.com > San Diego Padres -- Brenly has bone to pick with Petco
Still, Brenly can't mask his displeasure with Petco Park's "Home Run Porch," the jutting portion of seats near the right-field line.
Brenly likened the porch to the hill in deep center field at the Houston Astros' home.
One of Brenly's sluggers, Luis Gonzalez, hit a 341-foot home run into the porch on April 18.
www.signonsandiego.com /sports/padres/20040623-9999-1s23padnotes.html   (547 words)

 Bob - Uncyclopedia
Bob is a swimmer with no arms or legs.
"Bob!" is you, "Bob!" is me, "Bob!" is the Kama Sutra, the Id, the light that glows in the hearts and minds of ALL free-thinking [SubGeniuses].
"Bob the Builder" was a fat lardy pimp who lived by the lard Thames river in about 1450.
uncyclopedia.org /wiki/Bob   (396 words)

 Bob Brenly se va de Arizona :: Beisbol :: esmas.com
Brenly fue el primero en ganar una Serie Mundial en su primera temporada como piloto de Grandes Ligas desde que Ralph Houk lo hiciera con los Yanquis en 1961.
Brenly, quien fue receptor de Grandes Ligas y analista de televisión, fue el segundo piloto en los seis años de historia del equipo.
Brenly se hizo cargo del equipo después de que Buck Showalter fue despedido en el 2001 y llevó a los Diamantes a ganarle la Serie Mundial a los Yanquis de Nueva York.
www.esmas.com /deportes/beisbol/375200.html   (527 words)

 Brenly's bold move pays dividends this time
Brenly juggled his lineup, stocking it with right-handers to go against Yankees' left-handed starter Andy Pettitte.
The moves were the latest from a manager who has been roundly criticized in the national media and on the streets of Phoenix, where fans bashed Brenly for twice using rookie closer Byung Hyun-Kim.
When pressed, Brenly said whatever happened in the dugout didn't cause a problem between himself and Schilling.
www.recordonline.com /archive/2001/11/04/brenly04.htm   (356 words)

 Bob Brenly | Sports | WGNTV.com | WGN TV | Chicago's CW
Baseball veteran Bob Brenly joined the Chicago Cubs broadcast team as announcer in the 2005 season.
Brenly, a member of the Cubs broadcast team with WGN Radio during the 1990-1991 seasons, had spent four years as the manager of the Arizona Diamondbacks, where he led his squad to the World Series title and two first-place finishes.
Brenly began his television broadcast career in 1996, working as an analyst on FOX broadcasts during marquee baseball events, including the All-Star Game, Championship Series, and the World Series.
wgntv.trb.com /sports/wgntv-sports-bobbremly-bio,0,2513669.story   (221 words)

 World Series notebook
When Brenly was working for the Fox network as an analyst, he got to see Torre up close in the World Series.
Brenly was not intentionally laying the groundwork for a managing career.
FREE ADVICE: On Thursday, Arizona manager Bob Brenly was asked how he was preparing for an opponent the Diamondbacks never have faced.
reds.enquirer.com /2001/10/26/red_world_series.html   (593 words)

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