PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Former Pittsburgh Pirates manager Clint Hurdle is retiring from baseball.

He confirmed to our news partners at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette that he’s done managing and coaching.

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He added it’s “time to give back to my family.”

The San Diego Union-Tribune reports that Hurdle interviewed for the Padres’ hitting coach job before deciding on retirement.

The Pirates fired hurdle in September after nine seasons on the job.

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He led the Pirates to their first winning season in two decades along with three-straight postseason appearances.

In 2013, he was named National League manager of the year.

His 735 wins are the fourth most in franchise history.

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