Found June 22, 2012 on Fox Sports Wisconsin:
MILWAUKEE Brewers general manager Doug Melvin is set to be inducted into the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum this weekend, in St. Mary's, Ontario. Joining Melvin in the Canadian hall this year are Rusty Staub, Rheal Cormier, and the Canadian National Team that won the 2011 Pan American Games. "I'm humbled and excited to be honored," Melvin said in a statement. "I also appreciate the opportunity to have a platform to thank the many people who helped my career back in Canada." Melvin is in his tenth season with the Brewers. He was named the 2011 Major League Executive of the Year by Baseball America, after the Brewers won a franchise-record 96 games. Prior to joining Milwaukee, Melvin also served as GM of the Texas Rangers, from 1996-2001. In Texas, he helped guide the Rangers to the club's first-ever postseason berth, in 1996. Melvin has also spent time working with the Baltimore Orioles and the New York Yankees. As a player, Melvin pitched for six seasons in the minor leagues, going 29-19. A native of Chatham, Ontario, Melvin is one of just five Canadians to serve as a Major League general manager.

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