List of Major League Baseball general managers

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This is a list of Major League Baseball general managers.

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Several of these general managers operate with the titles of "president of baseball operations" in addition to general manager. Others, while maintaining the title of general manager, are subordinate to presidents of baseball operations who have final authority on team personnel decisions. For example, Cubs GM Jed Hoyer reports to Theo Epstein, Cardinals GM Mike Girsch reports to former GM and current president of baseball operations John Mozeliak and Red Sox GM Brian O'Halloran reports to chief baseball officer Chaim Bloom. Similar relationships appear to exist in Minnesota (Thad Levine reporting to Derek Falvey), Tampa Bay (Erik Neander to Matthew Silverman), Cleveland (Mike Chernoff to Chris Antonetti), and Cincinnati (Nick Krall to Dick Williams). GM-president responsibilities with the Athletics (David Forst and Billy Beane), the Phillies (Matt Klentak and Andy MacPhail), the Blue Jays (Ross Atkins and Mark Shapiro), and the White Sox (Rick Hahn and Kenny Williams) are less clear in terms of who holds the highest authority.

Key
AL American League
NL National League
Team Division General Manager Date of hire College Baseball career Previous Ref
Arizona Diamondbacks NL West Mike Hazen October 16, 2016 Princeton University
Minors Dave Stewart [1]
Atlanta Braves NL East Alex Anthopoulos November 13, 2017 McMaster University None John Coppolella [2]
Baltimore Orioles AL East Mike Elias November 13, 2018 Yale University College Dan Duquette
Boston Red Sox AL East Brian O'Halloran[a] October 28, 2019 Colby College
UCLA
None Dave Dombrowski [3]
Chicago Cubs NL Central Jed Hoyer[b] October 26, 2011 Wesleyan University College Randy Bush[c] [4]
Chicago White Sox AL Central Rick Hahn October 26, 2012 University of Michigan
(Harvard Law School, MBA Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management)
High School Kenny Williams
Cincinnati Reds NL Central Nick Krall[d] May 11, 2018 LSU High school Dick Williams [5]
Cleveland Indians AL Central Mike Chernoff[e] October 6, 2015 Princeton University College Chris Antonetti [6]
Colorado Rockies NL West Jeff Bridich October 8, 2014 Harvard University College Dan O'Dowd [7]
Detroit Tigers AL Central Al Avila August 4, 2015 St. Thomas University None Dave Dombrowski [8]
Houston Astros AL West Jeff Luhnow December 7, 2011 University of Pennsylvania
(MBA Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management)
None Ed Wade [9]
Kansas City Royals AL Central Dayton Moore June 8, 2006 George Mason University College Allard Baird
Los Angeles Angels AL West Billy Eppler October 4, 2015 University of Connecticut College Bill Stoneman [10]
Los Angeles Dodgers NL West Vacant[f] Farhan Zaidi
Miami Marlins NL East Michael Hill October 29, 2015 Harvard University Minors Dan Jennings [11]
Milwaukee Brewers NL Central David Stearns September 22, 2015 Harvard University None Doug Melvin
Minnesota Twins AL Central Thad Levine[g] November 3, 2016 Haverford College
(MBA UCLA)
College Terry Ryan
New York Mets NL East Brodie Van Wagenen October 29, 2018 Stanford University College Sandy Alderson
New York Yankees AL East Brian Cashman February 3, 1998 Catholic University of America College Bob Watson [12]
Oakland Athletics AL West David Forst October 5, 2015 Harvard University Minors Billy Beane [13]
Philadelphia Phillies NL East Matt Klentak October 26, 2015 Dartmouth College College Scott Proefrock[h]
Pittsburgh Pirates NL Central Ben Cherington November 18, 2019 Amherst College High school Neal Huntington
San Diego Padres NL West A. J. Preller August 6, 2014 Cornell None Josh Byrnes [14]
San Francisco Giants NL West Scott Harris November 10, 2019 UCLA (MBA Northwestern) High school Bobby Evans
Seattle Mariners AL West Jerry Dipoto September 28, 2015 Virginia Commonwealth University 1993–2000 Jeff Kingston[i] [15]
St. Louis Cardinals NL Central Mike Girsch[j] June 30, 2017 University of Notre Dame
(MBA University of Chicago Booth School of Business)
None John Mozeliak [16]
Tampa Bay Rays AL East Erik Neander[k] November 5, 2016 Virginia Tech High school Andrew Friedman
Texas Rangers AL West Jon Daniels October 4, 2005 Cornell University None John Hart [17]
Toronto Blue Jays AL East Ross Atkins December 3, 2015 Wake Forest University Minors Alex Anthopoulos
Washington Nationals NL East Mike Rizzo March 4, 2009 St. Xavier University Minors Jim Bowden [18]

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ O'Halloran reports to Red Sox Chief Baseball Officer Chaim Bloom
  2. ^ Hoyer reports to Cubs President of Baseball Operations Theo Epstein
  3. ^ Randy Bush replaced Jim Hendry on an interim basis.
  4. ^ Krall reports to Reds President of Baseball Operations Dick Williams
  5. ^ Chernoff reports to Cleveland President of Baseball Operations Chris Antonetti
  6. ^ Andrew Friedman serves as President of Baseball Operations.
  7. ^ Levine reports to Twins president of baseball operations Derek Falvey
  8. ^ Scott Proefrock replaced Rubén Amaro, Jr. on an interim basis.
  9. ^ Jeff Kingston replaced Jack Zduriencik on an interim basis.
  10. ^ Girsch reports to Cardinals President of Baseball Operations John Mozeliak
  11. ^ Neander reports to Rays President of Baseball Operations Matthew Silverman

References[edit]

  1. ^ "D-backs name former Boston exec Hazen GM". diamondbacks.com. Retrieved October 16, 2016.
  2. ^ Bowman, Mark (November 13, 2017). "Braves introduce Anthopoulos as new GM, VP". braves.com. Retrieved November 14, 2017.
  3. ^ Speier, Alex (October 29, 2019). "New Red Sox GM Brian O'Halloran earned his admirers behind the scenes". The Boston Globe. Retrieved November 1, 2019.
  4. ^ "Hoyer, McLeod Leave San Diego Padres, Join Theo Epstein With Chicago Cubs". Bloomberg. October 27, 2011. Retrieved October 8, 2014.
  5. ^ Todd, Jeff (November 4, 2015). "Reds Promote Dick Williams To GM; Jocketty To Serve As President Of Baseball Ops". mlb trade rumors. Retrieved November 4, 2015.
  6. ^ Hoynes, Paul (October 6, 2015). "Cleveland Indians promote Chris Antonetti, Mike Chernoff to new roles". espn.go.com. Retrieved October 6, 2015.
  7. ^ "Dan O'Dowd, Bill Geivett resign from Colorado Rockies; Jeff Bridich new GM". The Denver Post. October 8, 2014. Retrieved October 8, 2014.
  8. ^ Beard, Rod (August 5, 2015). "Dombrowski out as Tigers GM; Avila takes over". The Detroit News. Retrieved August 7, 2014.
  9. ^ "Astros name Jeff Luhnow as new general manager". December 8, 2011. Retrieved August 9, 2012.
  10. ^ Los Angeles Times (October 4, 2015). "Angels hire Billy Eppler as general manager". latimes.com. Retrieved October 5, 2015.
  11. ^ "Marlins hire GM Dan Jennings as team's next manager". SI.com. May 18, 2015. Retrieved July 1, 2015.
  12. ^ Botte, Peter (February 3, 1998). "Cashman's On The Fast Track". New York Daily News. Archived from the original on July 7, 2012. Retrieved March 27, 2012.
  13. ^ "A's announce front office promotions for Beane, Forst". CSN Bay Area. Retrieved October 5, 2015.
  14. ^ Heyman, John (August 6, 2014). "A.J. Preller accepts five-year deal to become Padres GM". CBS Sports. Retrieved August 6, 2014.
  15. ^ "Seattle Mariners hire Jerry Dipoto as general manager". The Seattle Times. September 28, 2015. Retrieved October 5, 2015.
  16. ^ http://www.espn.com/mlb/story/_/id/19777632/st-louis-cardinals-promote-john-mozeliak-president-michael-girsch-gm
  17. ^ "Rangers agree to extension with GM Daniels". MLB.com. March 4, 2011. Retrieved October 29, 2011.
  18. ^ "Rizzo Gets New Duties; Kasten: No Urgency for Search". The Washington Post. Retrieved May 12, 2010.