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Manager Pay Scale

The New York Daily News posted the various salaries for MLB Managers this season. Terry Francona is the 8th highest paid manager in baseball.
The range of pay for major league managers is large, although the trend is to pay them less than even middle relievers (2007 salary):
Joe Torre, NYY $7.5 million
Lou Piniella, CHC $3.5 million
Bobby Cox, […]

I had the pleasure of attending the Boston Baseball Writers Association Awards Dinner last night. Of course, I was sitting at the table in the furthest corner from the head table possible. But that didn’t stop me from getting a few snapshots of the guests and award winners. Here are some of […]

The managerial post for the Boston Red Sox can bring either an opportunity to reach the ultimate pinnacle (a long awaited Red Sox World Series championship) or to be the ultimate scapegoat (see Grady Little) in sports. That responsibility as the 44th manager of the Boston Red Sox now passes on to Terry Francona.
“The […]