Joe Maddon, manager
No. 70 Age: 59
Born/lives: Hazleton, Pa./Tampa
8th season, 585-549 with Rays. … Has won 2 AL manager of the year awards. … Spent 31 years with Angels, most of 10 as bench coach. …Played 4 years in minors.
Stan Boroski, bullpen
No. 50 Age: 49
Born/lives: Martin's Ferry, Ohio/St. Cloud
2nd full season in bullpen, 4th with Rays. … 18 years as Astros minor-league coach, scout. … Played 6 years in minors.
Tom Foley, 3B
No. 6 Age: 53
Born/lives: Columbus, Ga./Palm Harbor
12th season as 3B coach (AL's longest tenure), 18th with Rays. … Also worked in minors. … Played 13 seasons as INF in majors.
George Hendrick, 1B
No. 25 Age: 63
Born/lives: Los Angeles/Las Vegas
8th season. … Also coached for Cardinals, Angels, and in minors. … 4-time All-Star OF during 18 seasons playing in majors.
Jim Hickey, pitching
No. 48 Age: 51
Born/lives: Chicago/St. Cloud
7th season. … Spent 2½ seasons as Astros pitching coach, 13½ in minors. … Pitched 8 years in minors; 36-30, 4.26 ERA.
Dave Martinez, bench
No. 4 Age: 48
Born/lives: Brooklyn, N.Y./Safety Harbor
6th season, plus 2 years as spring instructor. … Played 16 seasons in majors with 8 teams, including 2-plus as original Devil Ray.
Jamie Nelson, asst. hitting/catching
No. 44 Age: 53
Born/lives: Clinton, Okla./Hoover, Ala.
1st season, spent 13 as Rays minor-league coach/manager. … Played in majors for '83 Mariners, 11 seasons in minors.
Derek Shelton, hitting
No. 17 Age: 42
Born/lives: Carbondale, Ill. /St. Pete Beach
4th season. … Spent 4½ seasons as Indians hitting coach. Also coached in minors for Indians, Yankees. … Played 2 years in minors.
Don Zimmer, senior adviser … Ron Porterfield, head athletic trainer … Paul Harker and Mark Vinson, assistant trainers … Kevin Barr, strength and conditioning coordinator … Scott Cursi, bullpen catcher … Chris "Chico" Fernandez, video coordinator … Chris Westmoreland, equipment/home clubhouse manager.
Marc Topkin, Times staff writer