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Brewers name Hall of Famer Rod Carew hitting coach

Updated: November 23, 1999, 9:17 PM ET

MILWAUKEE (Ticker) -- Hall of Famer Rod Carew today was named hitting coach for new manager Davey Lopes and the Milwaukee Brewers.

Carew, 54, signed a two-year contract at undisclosed financial terms after being let go as hitting instructor by the Anaheim Angels.

An 18-time All-Star, seven-time batting champion and former American League Most Valuable Player, Carew takes over for Jim Lefebvre, who started the 1999 season as hitting coach before replacing Phil Garner as manager.

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