Hensley Meulens

Hensley Meulens didn’t make it as a Yankees slugger, but he’s winning the team over as a coach

Hensley Meulens played in just 159 big league games with the Yankees from 1989-93. And though the 26 homers he hit with Triple-A Columbus in 1990 and again in 1992 gave rise to the memorable nickname “Bam Bam,” he never found a home in The Bronx. But he’ll be part of Old-Timers’ Day at Yankee Stadium for the first time on Saturday. Now an assistant hitting coach for the Yankees, Meulens is searching for the success he never found as a player in the organization. “It’s great to get back,” said Meulens, now 55. “I have a lot of fond memories with this...
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Yankees name Hensley Meulens assistant hitting coach

TAMPA, Fla. -- Hensley Meulens received strong consideration for the Yankees’ managerial vacancy after the 2017 season, finishing as the runner-up to Aaron Boone. Now they’ll occupy the same dugout. Meulens has been named as an assistant hitting coach, rounding out the Bombers’ coaching staff for the 2022...
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New York Yankees welcome back former player Hensley Meulens, 54, as assistant hitting coach

NEW YORK -- The New York Yankees have hired Hensley Meulens as assistant hitting coach after the crosstown Mets poached Eric Chavez from the same position in January. The Yankees announced the hiring Monday night. Meulens played for the franchise from 1989 to '93 at the start of a seven-year major league career, then won three World Series titles over 10 seasons as a bench coach and hitting coach for the San Francisco Giants. His most recent big league job was as bench coach for the Mets in 2020.

Hensley Meulens returns to Yankees as assistant hitting coach

Bam Bam is back in The Bronx. The Yankees completed their coaching staff with the announcement on Monday that they hired Hensley Meulens an assistant hitting coach. He’ll work alongside new hitting coach Dillon Lawson, who was promoted from minor league hitting coordinator, and assistant hitting coach Casey Dykes, who was moved up from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

Yankees hire Hensley Meulens: 9 things to know about new coach

Late Monday, the Yankees announced that their month-long search for their last coaching spot had ended. Hensley Meulens will serve as their third hitting coach, alongside primary instructor Dillon Lawson and assistant Casey Dykes. Here’s what you need to know about Muelens. Say his name right: It’s pronounced MEW-lens...