Frank Viola, who grew up in East Meadow and became a World Series MVP and Cy Young Award winner, will be the pitching coach of the Class-A Brooklyn Cyclones, according to several reports.
Viola, called ``Sweet Music'' during his career, pitched for the Mets from 1989-91, but had his big years with the Twins, where he was the Series MVP in 1987 and won the Cy Young Award in 1988.
Viola was 176-150 in 15 big league seasons.
Viola has been a TV analyst for Bright House Sports Network, a 24 hour local cable sports station in Florida.
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