SPECIAL ASSISTANT, PLAYER PERSONNEL
Fred Stanley, a former big league infielder with 48 years of professional baseball experience, works as a special assistant, player personnel within the Giants' organization. He was previously the director of player development from 2008-2013, responsible for the assignment, development and evaluation of players throughout the Giants farm system.
Entering his 15th season in San Francisco's organization, Stanley served as the Giants coordinator of minor league instruction from 2006-08. He has held many different front office positions, including serving as the Milwaukee Brewers' assistant general manager. He has also worked as a big league coach, minor league manager and instructor, including a five season-stint as a manager in the Giants chain. During that time, he was named the Northwest League's Manager of the Year in 2000 and 2001.
Stanley spent nine seasons in the Milwaukee organization before matriculating to the Giants, including his final three years as the Brewers' assistant general manager. He also served as the Brew Crew's director of player development from 1992-96, with his charges earning the prestigious Topps Organization of the Year Award in 1992. Prior to his stint in the front office, he spent the 1991 season as the Brewers infield coach.
Before going to Milwaukee, he was the coordinator of minor league instruction with the Seattle Mariners from 1989-90, the director of baseball operations with the Houston Astros from 1986-88 and director of instruction with the Oakland Athletics from 1983-85.
A defensive specialist, Stanley played 14 seasons in the Majors with Seattle (1969), Milwaukee (1970), Cleveland (1972), San Diego (1972), New York Yankees (1972-80) and Oakland (1981-82). The Farnhamville, IA native currently lives in Argyle, TX with his wife Rebecca. He has a daughter, Tracie, and a son, Brian.
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