Seattle hires Wilson as minor league coach
The Seattle Mariners have hired former catcher Dan Wilson as the
roving minor league catching coordinator for the organization.
The Mariners announced the hiring on Tuesday. Wilson will work
with catchers at all levels of the organization beginning with
spring training and continuing through the season. He will travel
to each of Seattle’s minor league affiliates to work with
The 44-year-old Wilson spent 14 seasons catching with Cincinnati
and then spent the majority of his career in Seattle. He caught
more games than any player in Mariners history and ended his career
with the sixth-highest fielding percentage for a catcher in major
Wilson was an All-Star in 1996 and was inducted into the team
hall of fame in 2012.