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Friday, Nov. 7, 2008

The Pirates today rounded out their major coaching staff by naming Perry Hill first base coach.

Hill, 56, has coached 14 seasons in the majors, most recently as first base/infield coach for the Florida Marlins (2002-06).

Hill spent 14 years with the Texas Rangers organization, including four seasons (1992-95) at the major league level as first base coach and infield instructor. He also worked for the Detroit Tigers and Montreal Expos.

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