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A high school coach lost his top unpaid assistant -- Robin Ventura -- to the White Sox

Updated: October 7, 2011, 12:14 AM ET
By Jon Greenberg | ESPNChicago.com

CHICAGO -- For the second time in his coaching career, Brad Lachemann is losing an unpaid assistant to the major leagues.

Lachemann, the son of longtime baseball coach and manager Marcel Lachemann and nephew of fellow lifer Rene, lost the best volunteer hitting coach in California when Robin Ventura left his "stepping stone job" at Arroyo Grande High School to manage the Chicago White Sox.

"My dad was the pitching coach for me in between the Angels and the Rockies," Brad Lachemann ...

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