From BR Bullpen
Sandy Alderson left a private law practice in 1981 to become the Oakland A's General Counsel. He then served as Oakland's General Manager from 1983-97, helping form the great A's teams of the late 1980s and early 1990s. Known as a pioneer in using statistical analysis of players, his methods were further developed by Billy Beane. Alderson worked for Major League Baseball before becoming CEO of the San Diego Padres.
|Oakland Athletics General Manager
|New York Mets General Manager
 Further Reading
- Steve Kettmann: Baseball Maverick: How Sandy Alderson Revolutionized Baseball and Revived the Mets, Atlantic Monthly Press, New York, NY, 2015. ISBN 978-0802119988