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Howard Norsetter has been a long-time scout.
Norsetter played baseball in Australia's winter leagues after high school. In 1990-1991, he managed the Melbourne Bushrangers to a 11-27 season. Also, in 1991, the Minnesota Twins hired him as a Canada/Australia scout, covering the North American country in the summer and Australia in the winter. He later added parts of Asia and Europe to his territory, while losing Canada.
He has signed several major leaguers, including Grant Balfour, James Beresford, Liam Hendriks, Luke Hughes, Max Kepler, Justin Morneau, Michael Nakamura and Trent Oeltjen. He also signed Tim Atherton, Allan De San Miguel, Darren Fidge, Yancarlo Franco, Sam Gibbons, Jakub Hajtmar, Matej Hejma, Andrey Lobanov, Hein Robb, Alexander Smit, Markus Solbach, Brad Tippett, Loek van Mil, Todd Van Steensel, Logan Wade and Aaron Whitefield among others.