May 24, 1968 |
Jersey City, New Jersey
|May 11, 1993 for the Cleveland Indians|
|Last MLB appearance|
|October 1, 2000 for the Colorado Rockies|
|Earned run average||4.05|
Gerard Peter Dipoto (born May 24, 1968), is a former professional baseball player and an executive who is the General Manager (GM) of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. He served as interim GM of the Arizona Diamondbacks in 2010.
Dipoto played high school baseball at Toms River High School North. He played collegiately at Virginia Commonwealth University. He was born to Gerard & Barbara Dipoto and has two siblings, Marc Dipoto and Lori Dipoto-Dorsey.
Front office career
In 2003 he became a scout for the Boston Red Sox, and in 2004 was a part of the World Series winning team. In 2005 he became the head of the scouting department for the Colorado Rockies. When Josh Byrnes, who Jerry had known since his days as a Rockies player became the General Manager of the Arizona Diamondbacks, he went with Byrnes to Arizona and became the Director of Scouting and Player Personnel.
Byrnes was fired on July 1, 2010 and Dipoto was named interim General Manager. On September 22, Kevin Towers was named the new Diamondbacks General Manager. Dipoto was offered the opportunity to remain with the Diamondbacks.
He and his wife, Tamie, have three children: Taylor, Jordan, and Jonah. He is also a thyroid cancer survivor, having undergone curative thyroid surgery in 1994.
- "Diamondbacks make it official: GM Josh Byrnes and manager A.J. Hinch out - Daily Pitch: MLB News, Standings, Schedules & More - USATODAY.com". Content.usatoday.com. 2010-07-01. Retrieved 2010-09-23.
- "Futures of Gibson, Dipoto to be decided soon | MLB.com: News". Mlb.mlb.com. 2010-09-22. Retrieved 2010-09-23.
- DiGiovanna, Mike (October 28, 2011). "Angels pick Jerry Dipoto as new general manager". Los Angeles Times.
- RELIEVED RELIEVER METS' DIPOTO GETS WIN OVER CANCER
|Arizona Diamondbacks General Manager
July 1 — September 22
|Los Angeles Angels General Manager
2011 — present