Tom Slater was coaching for the Mets. However, the team has decided to fire him Monday.
Slater is an American baseball coach. He rose into fame as the assistant coach for the Major Baseball League (MLB) team, New York Mets. Likewise, he worked with the Mets from 2018-2021.
Who is Tom Slater Mets Coach? Everything on His Age and Wikipedia
Tom Slater is a former Mets Coach.
Tom used to work as an assistant hitting coach for New York Mets. He joined the team under Chili Davies in 2018. However, the Mets recently fired him after an underwhelming performance by the team.
Hitting coach Chili Davis and assistant hitting coach Tom Slater have been relieved of their duties, effective immediately. Hugh Quattlebaum has been named the new hitting coach and Kevin Howard is the new assistant hitting coach. https://t.co/TtQKojnhFV
— New York Mets (@Mets) May 4, 2021
After the continuous defeat, the Mets decided to fire both Tom and Chili. Similarly, reports suggest that Kevin Howard will be taking Tom’s place now. Moreover, Hugh Quattlebaum will serve as the new hitting coach.
Tom Slater’s age is 53 years old.
The baseball enthusiast was born on April 6, 1968. He attended the St Christopher’s School, where he began his baseball dream.
Tom Slater’s Wikipedia bio is available.
Previously, he was involved with teams like New York Yankees and Tampa Yankees. Furthermore, he also coached Florida Gators in 2004.
Explore Tom Slater’s Wife and Family
Tom Slater’s wife has not spoken on the issue.
Apart from games, Tom is actually a very reserved person. He rarely talks about his children and personal life.
Tom Slater’s family hails from Richmond, Virginia.
The former coach graduated from the Virginia Military Institute. Likewise, he also represented the college in baseball matches as a third baseman. Eventually, he joined the VMI coaching team in 2001
His Net Worth and Career
Tom Slater’s net worth generates him a good fortune.
It is estimated that the Mets pay above $50k to their coaches. So, Slater must have earned decently during his time for the team.
— Newsday Sports (@NewsdaySports) May 4, 2021
The Mets are currently in the last position of MLB 2021 season. In fact, they are last on home runs, runs and hits. Furthermore, they suffered a devastating loss against the Cardinals on Monday.