Pleased to introduce you to the 11th manager in #Spinners history: Jo Oliver. He's on Twitter too @joeoliver9 http://t.co/tLBFi6AxnRFormer Reds catcher Joe Oliver, who was an integral part of the 1990 World Series champion team, has been hired to manage the Single-A affiliate of the Boston Red Sox this season.
— Lowell Spinners (@LowellSpinners) January 31, 2014
The 48-year-old becomes the 11th manager in the franchise history of the Lowell Spinners.
Debuting in 1989, Oliver spent 13 seasons in the major leagues, eight of which came in Cincinnati, where he posted a career .247 batting average with 102 home runs and 476 RBI. He also spent time with the Mariners, Pirates, Yankees, Tigers, Brewers, and Red Sox.