Veteran coach Tommy Gregg is joining Brett Jodie and the ‘Dogs for his first season as the club’s hitting coach for the
Gregg, 57, has over three decades of experience in pro baseball and spent most of the last decade as a hitting coach
at the Triple-A level, including eight years with nearby Omaha.
Gregg was originally hired as part of James Frisbie’s staff for the 2020 season, but was retained after that season was
canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
“I can’t tell you how excited I am to be a Saltdog,” Gregg said after he was hired. “I’ve been in professional baseball
for 33 years and this is as excited as I’ve been about going into a season. I’m looking forward to meeting everyone
involved with the ‘Dogs and I’m excited about helping bring a championship back to the organization and community
of Lincoln this season.”
Gregg is a product of Boone, NC and spent parts of nine seasons in Major League Baseball with the Pirates, Braves,
Reds and Marlins. He hit .243 with 20 homers in 446 big-league games. He was a seventh-round pick of the
Pittsburgh Pirates out of Wake Forest University in 1985.