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Returns for 30th season in Angels organization (since 1985) and 11th as Angels' Special Assignment Catching Coordinator...Spent two seasons as coach at Salt Lake (2001-02) and two seasons at Erie (1999-2000)...Managed rookie-level Butte for two seasons (1997-98), compiling 56-92 record...Served as bullpen coach for California Angels in 1995 and 1996, joining brother Marcel Lachemann's staff, Sept. 22, 1994...Bill has also guided Angels affiliates in Mesa (1990-94), Palm Springs (1987-89) and Quad Cities (1985-86)...Led Palm Springs to first half title in 1988...Before joining Angels organization, spent nine seasons as minor league coach with San Francisco (1976-84)...Coached at Great Falls (1976-81), Fresno (1982) and Clinton (1983-84)...Played six seasons (1955-61) in Dodgers organization...Graduated from College of Great Falls (MT) in 1971 with bachelor's degree in teaching...Earned All-City honors as catcher at Dorsey High in Los Angeles, where he was teammate of Hall of Fame manager Sparky Anderson...Brother Marcel is Angels' Special Assistant to the General Manager and brother Rene is the catching coach for the Colorado Rockies...Bill has three children (Colleen, Bill and Tim)...Resides in Great Falls, MT...Full name is William Charles Lachemann.

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