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  Manager (baseball) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In baseball, the head coach of a team is called the manager (or more formally, the field manager); this individual controls matters of team strategy on the field and team leadership.
In modern baseball the field manager is normally subordinate to the team's general manager, who among other things is responsible for personnel decisions, including hiring and firing the field manager.
However, the term manager used without qualification almost always refers to the field manager, while the general manager is often called the GM.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Manager_(baseball)   (183 words)

 General Manager (baseball) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In Major League Baseball, the General Manager or GM of a team typically controls player transactions and bears the primary responsibility on behalf of the ballclub during contract discussions with players.
The general manager is also normally the person who hires and fires the coaching staff, including the field manager who acts as the head coach.
In baseball, the term manager used without qualification almost always refers to the field manager, not the general manager.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/General_Manager_(baseball)   (119 words)

The MBO is responsible for the overall management of Baseball Canada's technical programs including the athlete, coach, event and umpire development programs.
Baseball Canada is the aggregate of the Provincial / Territorial Baseball Associations working together to further baseball in Canada.
Baseball Canada is dedicated to developing and advancing baseball for all Canadians.
www.baseball.ca /frn_news_story_print.cfm?NewsID=511   (323 words)

 The Equipment Manager: Game Used Baseball Caps   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
In recent years, the baseball cap has become more of an everyday fashion than a function of keeping the sun off of a player's head and out of his eyes on the ball diamond.
The baseball cap, of course, originated from the game of baseball, but now, they are made in many more varieties than just those sporting the insignia of a baseball franchise.
Collecting game worn professional baseball caps as a hobby can be very enjoyable and is not nearly as damaging to the pocketbook as collecting jerseys.
www.psacard.com /articles/article3548.chtml   (1735 words)

 Best manager - Baseball Fever
The way he manages is well established and its the GM not Dusty who should be blamed for the predictable results.
Other managers may screw up and cost their team games, but Dusty screws up and costs his team players...
Being a manager means being good with strategy and situations, but a part of it that is often overlooked is getting your players to play hard for you and for each other and to never quit.
www.baseball-fever.com /showthread.php?t=18923   (1301 words)

 Harry Dalton, top baseball general manager - The Boston Globe
Harry Dalton, who was one of baseball's most successful and respected executives, died yesterday from complications of Parkinson's disease at his daughter's home in Scottsdale, Ariz. He was 77.
Dalton was credited with building the Baltimore Orioles into one of baseball's powerhouses in the late 1960s and early 1970s.
Dalton, who also was the general manager of the California Angels in the 1970s, was voted into the Halls of Fame for both the Orioles and Brewers.
www.boston.com /news/globe/obituaries/articles/2005/10/24/harry_dalton_top_baseball_general_manager   (838 words)

 What Is This? Baseball Manager? - Sports Mogul Forums
Baseball Manager is an entry-level baseball simulation that uses the core of the Baseball Mogul Engine.
Baseball Manager allows the user to simulate seasons, make trades, and do the other GM activities.
Baseball Manager will only be available in limited distribution, and will be at an entry-level price.
www.sportsmogul.com /vbulletin/showthread.php?t=23668   (711 words)

 On deck: Candidates for Pirates' general manager position
Baseball America magazine in 1999 named him as one of the 10 people in baseball who will become prominent in the first decade of the 21st century...
Was an assistant baseball coach at George Mason University while pursuing a master's degree in athletic administration.
The two-time Sporting News baseball executive of the year is stepping down as general manager of the Indians at the end of the season...
www.post-gazette.com /pirates/20010612hire0612np7.asp   (568 words)

 Baseball General Manager & Scouting Course / Training / Sabermetrics | Sports Management Worldwide
Sports Management Worldwide is a sports management company that educates prospective sports agents on how to break into the sports agent and sports jobs industry and connects individuals with sports agents.
A great baseball general manager can put a winning team on the field whether he or she has the budget of the Yankees or the Devil Rays.
Baseball statisticians have shown that it is possible to answer a variety of questions about the game of baseball by means of sabermetrics.
www.sportsmanagementworldwide.com /coursedescription_baseballgm.asp   (1438 words)

 USATODAY.com - Dodgers turn to Ivy League   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Los Angeles Dodgers' energetic rookie general manager, at 31 the third youngest in baseball history, can appreciate the irony in what he believes is a misconception.
In Cleveland, executive vice president and general manager Mark Shapiro, 36, and assistants Neal Huntington, 35, and Chris Antonetti, 29, are alumni of Princeton, Amherst (Mass.) and Georgetown, respectively.
The problem isn't with baseball people, who are passionate and industrious, it is with their operating systems, he said.
www.usatoday.com /sports/baseball/2004-03-17-young-executives_x.htm   (1922 words)

 SHADE TREE, AWARD WINNING TEAM MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE PRODUCTS, baseball stats software, softball stats software, baseball ...
There are other baseball software packages, softball software packages and soccer software packages, but none that compare to Baseball Manager and Soccer Manager, none that offer the level of baseball stats, softball stats, and soccer stats.
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 New Manager - Fantasy Baseball Cafe 2006
Thus, new managers needed at least two seasons with their new team to qualify for the study.
Twenty-six of 41 (63 percent) veteran managers had a positive effect on their new team.
There were eight first-time managers on the list who had a negative EFF162 who were later given a second chance with another team.
www.fantasybaseballcafe.com /forums/viewtopic.php?t=126341   (1482 words)

 ESPN.com - Page2 - Outside the Lines: Can Baseball Change Macho Culture of High and Tight Fastball?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Jerry Manuel, White Sox Manager: Baseball is on the up-swing in society as a whole.
The code in baseball, it involves protecting the plate, protecting your teammates, as we continue ahead on OUTSIDE THE LINES with the suspended skippers of the White Sox and the Tigers.
And some people come to the ball park, and baseball is the number one priority, and then their faith kind of filters into that.
sports.espn.go.com /page2/tvlistings/show5transcript.html   (4038 words)

 Patriots Baseball Team - 13U - (, CA) - powered by LeagueLineup.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The film treats the sport of baseball with a sort of casual reverence, highlighting both the drama and the humor inherent in the game, illustrated by Annie's numerous references to baseball as "her religion." Although not X-rated, there are a few instances requiring parental viewing prior to youth watching it.
A baseball pitcher who never had quite the professional career he dreamed about is visited by the ghost of his former catcher, for whom he always harbored a secret jealousy.
One of the better baseball comedies of the era, Rhubarb maintains its merriment right to the end, which is capped by a cameo appearance by a well-known actor who happened to be married to leading lady Jan Sterling.
www.leaguelineup.com /miscinfo.asp?menuid=36&cmenuid=36&url=pdpatriots   (16536 words)

Royals management, not as enlightened then as it now, thusly traded for an about-to-be-too-old Hernandez, with the thought that the team was just a year away.
Baseball is, famously, a marathon, not a sprint, and Bowa is the type of manager who explodes in rapture when his team wins a game and in rage when it loses one.
Last year, general manager Dave Littlefield recognized the direction the economics of baseball were going; that is, he saw that certain productive veterans without contracts late in the offseason would be desperate to go anywhere, at any prices, as Spring Training approached.
www.blacktable.com /leitch040325.htm   (8326 words)

 USA Baseball Names MLB Executive Bob Watson As General Manager, Professional Baseball Operations :: Watson will oversee ...
Watson's previous experience with USA Baseball includes serving as Co-Chairman of the Steering Committees that selected the American players for the 2000 USA Baseball Olympic Gold Medal Team and the 1999 USA Baseball Pan Am Team that qualified the United States for the 2000 Olympic Games.
USA Baseball is the National Governing Body of amateur baseball in the United States and a member of the United States Olympic Committee.
The USA Baseball headquarters are based in Durham, North Carolina with future training facilities in Cary, North Carolina.
www.usabaseball.com /sports/m-pro-basebl/spec-rel/080405aaa.html   (644 words)

 Baseball Digest: A manager's job is do or die: they know their success is measured by the number of wins and losses ...
Baseball Digest: A manager's job is do or die: they know their success is measured by the number of wins and losses they record so when the club fails, skippers are prepared for dismissal
A manager's job is do or die: they know their success is measured by the number of wins and losses they record so when the club fails, skippers are prepared for dismissal
Few could hope to surpass, let alone match, the volatile Billy Martin, who as the manager of five teams between 1969 and 1988 accomplished the intriguing feat of being hired nine times and fired just as often.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m0FCI/is_5_64/ai_n14702592   (477 words)

 CNNSI.com - Baseball - Red Sox name Epstein general manager - Monday November 25, 2002 03:41 PM
BOSTON (AP) -- The Boston Red Sox made 28-year-old Theo Epstein the youngest general manager in baseball history Monday, ending a long search for a front-office leader by promoting one of their own.
Mike Port was interim GM for the season and was a candidate for the long-term job that went to Epstein.
Epstein worked with Port to represent Boston at the recent general managers' meetings, and he also worked on negotiating compensation for the A's when it was thought Beane would take the job.
sportsillustrated.cnn.com /baseball/news/2002/11/24/redsox_epstein_ap   (760 words)

 Baseball Digest: Angels' Mike Scioscia: a calming manager in pressure situations: his composure during slumps, hot ...
Baseball Digest: Angels' Mike Scioscia: a calming manager in pressure situations: his composure during slumps, hot streaks and must-win games guided Anaheim to its first World Series title - Interview
FOR 42 YEARS, THE ANGELS were hounded by the demons of fate and baseball.
But the man who was to earn American League Manager of the Year honors refused to panic.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m0FCI/is_4_62/ai_98249707   (520 words)

Gerry’s benevolence continues today in that even though he is no longer an active field manager, he still provides uniforms, equipment, insurance, meals, lodging and transportation for all of the rostered Post #200 players.
Under American Legion Baseball Player Recruiting Rule 4[c], any player who attends Alleman High School, regardless of city of residence, is eligible to play, but is required to complete a National Declaration Form #77 declaring Rock Island Post #200 as his team of choice for the remainder of his American Legion eligibility.
First, development of the serious amateur baseball player who has aspirations of playing baseball at the collegiate and/or professional level is addressed.
www.basenuts.com /post200/baseball.htm   (2710 words)

 Minnesota Twins : Roster : Manager and Coaches
is the first manager in Twins history to lead a team to three playoff appearances...
he is just the sixth manager ever in Major League history to start a managerial career with consecutive first place fi nishes, with Bob Brenly (2001 and 2002 with Arizona) and Larry Dierker (1997 and 1998 with Houston) having done it in the National League...
became the first manager in Twins history to lead a team to consecutive playoff appearances and becomes just the second Twins manager to lead a team to the postseason twice (Tom Kelly in 1987 and 1991)...
minnesota.twins.mlb.com /NASApp/mlb/team/coach_staff_bio.jsp?c_id=min&coachorstaffid=43010117524   (745 words)

 Manager Candidates - Fantasy Baseball Cafe 2006
Still fiery in his own right, Backman, after time managing in the ChiSox system, is currently guiding the D'backs Single-A affiliate to a first-place berth among six ejections and a 10-game suspension for an ump bump.
Was a finalist for the Red Sox manager's job before Terry Francona got it; his computer-savvy approach would jive with pitching coach Rick Peterson.
But no manager is going to be very successful until the front office starts making some smarter moves.
www.fantasybaseballcafe.com /forums/viewtopic.php?t=86406   (803 words)

 Sporting News, The: Overlooked Cox finds winning is its own reward - Atlanta Braves manager - Baseball Report - Column
He just may be the finest manager in baseball.
All he has done is become the first manager in N.L history to lead his team to the postseason five consecutive seasons.
Yet when the baseball writers vote for N.L Manager of the Year, it's unlikely Cox will finish among the top three.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m1208/is_n42_v220/ai_18764591   (493 words)

 Red Sox manager gives U baseball a boost - Sports
Tony Frankona, manager for the Red Socks, signs a baseball for an enthusiast at the downtown Salt Lake Sheraton Hotel Tuesday night.
Ute head coach Bill Kinneberg's baseball connections paid off Tuesday night, as Boston Red Sox manager Terry Francona was the headliner at a Ute baseball fund-raising dinner.
On the night, the U baseball team made an estimated $20,000 from the auction and an additional $25,000 from the dinner.
www.dailyutahchronicle.com /news/2005/01/20/Sports/Red-Sox.Manager.Gives.U.Baseball.A.Boost-836767.shtml   (262 words)

 Tracy out as manager - Baseball Fever
Tracy, I thought, was a good manager considering all the turmoil he has endured over his tenure as the manager of the Dodgers.
I heard on Pardon The Interruption during the season (I think it was PTI) that Dusty Baker managing the Dodgers was a possibility in the near future.
Baker is the most overrated manager in baseball.
www.baseball-fever.com /showthread.php?t=34347   (1242 words)

 All-Baseball.com, part of MVN: Here’s To You, Mr. Robinson   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Manager Robinson’s never won as many as 88 games in a season, and there’s only one Major League manager who’s ever gone through more losses without a single playoff appearance- Jimmie Dykes, who managed in the 1950’s without the benefit of wild cards or divisions.
Baseball’s power structure was as lily-white as the ball by the time Robbie made his Major League debut in 1956, so he had to face down racist intimidation just to play the game, much less challenge ball clubs to finally desegregate their rosters and facilities.
He deserves our respect as a bona fide baseball man. As a transplant to Cincinnati, I have had quite a few occasions to learn a great deal about Robinson the player during his sissling career as a Reds outfielder.
www.all-baseball.com /archives/019224.html   (1549 words)

 ESPN.com - OLY - USA Baseball tabs Watson as general manager   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Watson is the chief disciplinarian for Major League Baseball and vice president of rules and on-field operations.
Watson co-chaired USA Baseball's steering committee from 1999-2000, and oversaw selection of the 2003 team that did not qualify for the Athens Games.
A team consisting of minor leaguers is scheduled to compete in the International Baseball Federation World Cup in Rotterdam, Netherlands, in September, followed by the Pan American Baseball Confederation Olympic qualifying tournament in El Salvador.
sports.espn.go.com /oly/news/story?id=2124586&CMP=OTC-DT9705204233   (377 words)

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