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Mets start over with new manager Buck Showalter

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In December, the New York Mets announced the hiring of Buck Showalter as their manager. Showalter was one of three finalists in the hiring process and came away with the job because of his past experience. Previously, Showalter managed the New York Yankees, Arizona Diamondbacks, Texas Rangers and most recently, …

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Yankees Hire First Woman Manager, Meet Rachel Balkovec

Rachel Balkovec had completed two master’s degrees and an internship with the St. Louis Cardinals. But when she applied to fifteen baseball teams in the Phoenix area, she heard nothing back. The then-waitress and Lululemon worker changed the name on her resume from ‘Rachel’ to ‘Rae.’ In addition, she said …

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Six Former Players Elected to MLB HOF

There are six former players that have been elected as new inductees to the Major League Baseball Hall of Fame. Gil Hodges, Jim Kaat, Minnie Miñoso and Tony Oliva were part of the Golden Era Ballot that was selected by the committee. Bud Fowler and Buck O’Neil were selected by …

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