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Longtime Angel is in his second year back with the organization after a 15-year hiatus...2014 will mark his 26th season with the Angels and 20th as a coach...Before rejoining the Angels in 2013, Knoop last held a position at the Major League level with the Colorado Rockies where he was a scout (2008) and later named Senior Advisor, Player Development (2009)...The former Angel second baseman's previous appearance in the coaching ranks was with the Blue Jays as manager Jim Fregosi's first base coach during the 2000 season...Prior to Toronto, spent 18 seasons (1975-1976; 1979-1996) as the Angels' first and third base coach...Was the club's interim manager for two games in 1994, going 1-1...At the time of his departure, established the longest tenure in club history...Spent the 1977-1978 seasons as a Major League coach for the White Sox before returning to the Angels in 1979...Began his coaching career with the Angels in 1975...Spent part of the '75 season as a minor league instructor before moving over to manage Quad Cities of the Midwest League in the second half of the season...Led the club to a first-place finish but lost in championship series...Managed El Paso to a second-place finish in the Texas League during the 1976 season...Played nine years at the Major League level batting .236 (856/3622) with 56 home runs and 331 RBI with the Angels (1964-1969), White Sox (1969-1970) and Royals (1971-1972)...Four-time recipient of the Angels' Owner's Trophy (1964-1966 & 1968), presented annually to the club's MVP...He and Garret Anderson are the only players to ever win the award four times...Originally signed by the Milwaukee Braves as an amateur free agent before the 1956 season and was a Rule 5 Draft pick by the Angels from the Braves on Dec. 2, 1963...The former Halo second baseman was introduced as the 11th member of the Angels Hall of Fame on Sept. 5, 2013.

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