Ron Washington is finally receiving his long-overdue bobblehead. The Atlanta Braves third-base coach has developed a bit of a cult following due to his fiery personality and aggressive nature on the baseball diamond. Players have long spoken about their adoration for him as a coach and a motivator, but most of all, it's his clear love of the game that has endeared him to everyone.
ARLINGTON -- When Marcus Semien signed with the Rangers, he knew he had to talk to Ron Washington. The former Texas manager, now a third-base coach with the defending World Series champion Atlanta Braves, told Semien that Dallas-Fort Worth was a great place to raise a family, but also said it was the perfect opportunity for Semien to be part of rebuilding a winning organization.
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ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Atlanta Braves had quite a bash on Ron Washington’s 70th birthday. William Contreras hit two impressively long home runs, Austin Riley also connected and Travis Demeritte had an inside-the-park homer when he was emphatically waved home by the beloved third-base coach as the Braves beat the Texas Rangers 6-3 on Friday night.
ARLINGTON, Texas — Ron Washington never got the ring he was looking for in Texas. Even so, the winningest manager in Rangers history is also remains the most beloved by the fans. It's a big reason why the Atlanta Braves became the de facto team to cheer for in...
ARLINGTON, Texas -- William Contreras hit two impressively long home runs, Austin Riley also connected and Travis Demeritte had an inside-the-park homer as the Atlanta Braves beat the Texas Rangers 6-3 on Friday night. Demeritte was emphatically waved home by third-base coach Ron Washington, the baseball lifer who turned 70...