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Douglas Robert Melvin

  • Bats Right, Throws Right
  • Height 6'1". Weight 175 lb.

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Doug Melvin pitched in the minor leagues for six seasons, going 29-19 with a 3.43 ERA. He spent 1972 and 1973 in the Pittsburgh Pirates farm system, missed the 1974 season due to injury, and then played in the New York Yankees organization from 1975 to 1978.

Melvin worked with the New York Yankees as a Baseball Operations Assistant from 1983 to 1984 and as the Yankees Director of Scouting in 1985. He moved to the Baltimore Orioles as the Special Assistant to former General Manager Roland Hemond in 1987 before being named the Orioles Assistant GM and Director of Player Personnel which he held from 1988 to 1993.

Melvin was then GM of the Texas Rangers from 1994 to 2001. He worked as a consultant in the Boston Red Sox Minor League Operations department before being hired by the Brewers in 2002.

Melvin has been General Manager of the Milwaukee Brewers since 2002. He was elected to the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame in 2012.

Preceded by
Tom Grieve
Texas Rangers General Manager
Succeeded by
John Hart
Preceded by
Dean Taylor
Milwaukee Brewers General Manager
Succeeded by

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