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Angels third base coach Dino Ebel was inducted into the San Bernadino Valley College Hall of Fame on Friday. Ebel had a successful college career before bouncing around the minors and transitioning to life as a manager, where he posted a .517 win percentage in eight minor league seasons.
Los Angeles Angels third base coach Dino Ebel was inducted into the San Bernadino Valley College Hall of Fame, the team reports. Ebel was inducted at an awards ceremony that honors alumni and distinguished community members.
Ebel played for SBVC from 1984 to 1986, earning an Inland Valleys All Conference Shortstop award. Ebel was drafted by the Philadelphia Phillies in the 1986 amateur draft, but he elected to continue his college career at Florida Southern College. Following his days at Southern, where he was a member of the 1988 NCAA Division II championship team, he signed as a free agent with the Los Angeles Dodgers.
The Barstow, Calif. native had a .255 average through six seasons in the minor leagues. He transitioned to life as a coach and compiled a 531-496 career record in eight minor league seasons. He joined the Angels organization in 2005, managing the Triple-A Salt Lake Bees, and was promoted to third base coach in 2006.