Bill Smith (baseball executive)

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Bill Smith
Bill Smith 2010.jpg
Smith in 2010.
Born 1958 (age 58–59)
Residence Bloomington, Minnesota
Alma mater Hamilton College - 1980
Spouse(s) Becky
Children 3

Bill Smith (born 1958) was the fifth general manager for the Minnesota Twins. He took over October 1, 2007 from longtime manager and mentor Terry Ryan.[1] The Twins fired Smith as general manager on November 7, 2011,[2] and replaced him with his predecessor, Ryan. Six weeks later, Smith was given a new role in the Minnesota organization as assistant to both GM Ryan and club president Dave St. Peter.[3]

Smith graduated from Hamilton College in 1980.

He lives in Bloomington, Minnesota, with his wife Becky and their three daughters.

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Preceded by
Terry Ryan
Minnesota Twins General Manager
2007–2011
Succeeded by
Terry Ryan