PERSONAL: Richard Francis Stelmaszek (pronounced Stel-MAY-sek)...nickname: 'Stelly'...wife Kathie (Markusic), son Michael (11/8/86)... attended DePaul University, studying liberal arts.
2012: Holds longevity record for Twins' coaches, with 2012 being his 32nd season with the club.
1992 : Bullpen coach for American League All-Star team, July 14 at San Diego.
1988: Bullpen coach for American League All-Star team, July 12 at Cincinnati.
1980: Midwest League Manager of the Year...named Twins' coach, December 3.
1978: Joined Twins' organization as manager of Wisconsin Rapids.
1976: Traded to New York Yankees for pitcher Gerry Pirtle, January 23.
1974: Traded to Chicago Cubs for pitcher Horacio Pina, July 27...lone big league home run, off Don Sutton, August 20 vs. Los Angeles.
1973: Singled off Nolan Ryan for first major league hit, May 19 at California...traded to California with first baseman Mike Epstein and pitcher Rich Hand for pitcher Lloyd Allen and first baseman Jim Spencer, May 20.
1971: Major League debut, June 25 at New York.
1970: Eastern League All-Star selection.
1969: Named to Western Carolina League All-Star team.
PROFESSIONAL: Washington's 11th round pick in June, 1967 free agent draft...signed by Jack Sheehan, same scout who signed his father.