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Mako Oliveras

Max "Mako" Oliveras (born September 10, 1946 in Santurce, Puerto Rico) was a Minor League Baseball player and also was a minor league manager with several teams, most recently the Binghamton Mets.[1] Oliveras played seven seasons in the minor leagues. He was also a coach in the Major Leagues for the California Angels and the Chicago Cubs.[2]

In May 1986, he took over as skipper of the independent Miami Marlins after Fred Hatfield was fired. Oliveras had been "widely praised for his work in the Puerto Rican Winter League" according to Baseball America's 1987 Statistics Report, and the Marlins won the most games they had in eight years. The next year, Oliveras was hired by the California Angels organization and hmanaged the Midland Angels from 1987 to 1989. He moved up to Triple-A, managing the Edmonton Trappers from 1990 to 1992 and the Vancouver Canadians in 1993. Oliveras became a coach for the Angels in 1994 and was a member of the Chicago Cubs staff from 1995 to 1997. In 1998, he managed the Kinston Indians. He took over as skipper of the Orlando Rays in 2002, then moved down to the Charleston RiverDogs in 2003, and then back up to the Bakersfield Blaze in 2004. In 2005 and 2006, he was a coach for the Montgomery Biscuits under manager Charlie Montoyo. He was named the manager of the Binghamton Mets in 2007.[3] Mako was fired from the Binghamton Mets in September 2009.[4]

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