Charlie Silvera, Tigers bullpen coach under Billy Martin, has died at age 94.
Charlie Silvera was on Billy Martin's staff as bullpen coach for all of his early managerial jobs, including in Detroit from 1971-1973. https://t.co/mZoA1ggOj1
— Tiger Seasons Past (@TigerPast) September 10, 2019
Silvera, backup catcher to Yogi Berra, was the last of the 12 Yankees players who won five straight World Series from 1949 to 1953.
The Hall of Fame remembers longtime @Yankees catcher Charlie Silvera, who passed away on Saturday. pic.twitter.com/KZ1J9QfMwL
— National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum ⚾ (@baseballhall) September 10, 2019
He was profiled in 2011, interviewed while watching a Tigers postseason game:
Our @JohnSheaHey wrote this feature on Charlie Silvera in 2011. https://t.co/QKZNobafbd #rip
— Henry Schulman (@hankschulman) September 10, 2019
Here’s Silvera with two Tigers named Lolich, one of them being the inadequately attired Frank Howard:
Read quotes by Silvera from ThisGreatGame.com