Found October 21, 2011 on NESN.com:
General managers do not stick around long. They are, in a lot of ways, like architects, overseeing a project but always looking for that next rebuild. Think of the giants of the industry. Pat Gillick, the most recent of the position to reach Cooperstown, brought four different teams to the postseason as a general manager. Larry MacPhail established night baseball in Cincinnati before winning pennants with both Brooklyn and the New York Yankees. His son, Lee, served as GM of both the Yankees and the Baltimore Orioles. The name most relate with greatness at the position, Branch Rickey, served in...
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