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GM Files

May 12, 2021 Code: “GM FILES”


Ever since graduating from Princeton University at the same time he was developing in the minor leagues, Chris Young knew he wanted a career after baseball. Following his retirement from 14 seasons in the game, he is now the general manager of the Texas Rangers. In this...

May 5, 2021

Dan O’Dowd is one of the most widely known baseball executives you’ll find. After serving as the Rockies GM for 15 years along with working in the Indians and Orioles organizations, he currently works as an analyst on MLB Network. In this episode of GM Files, Jim and Bobby ask O’Dowd about his career and how he...

Apr 7, 2021

At the age of 100, Eddie Robinson is currently the oldest living major league baseball player and with that comes a lot of stories. From leaving baseball to serve in World War II to Jackie Robinson breaking the color barrier, Eddie has seen it all. He details those memories and more in this latest edition of the GM Files.

Mar 31, 2021

Before there was Mariano Rivera and Trevor Hoffman, Lee Smith was considered one of the all-time greats at the closer position. With the former MLB saves record of 478, Lee dominated hitters with his nasty arsenal of pitches. He was recently inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 2019. Smith joins the guys...

Mar 24, 2021

Alex Avila began his 11-year MLB career with the Detroit Tigers but it almost didn't happen and for a curious reason. His father, Al Avila who is the current GM of the club, did not want to select him. Find out why and much more in this latest edition of GM Files!