Sandy Alderson

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Richard Alderson

Biographical information[edit]

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 to 1997, 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.

Preceded by
Billy Martin
Oakland Athletics General Manager
Succeeded by
Billy Beane
Preceded by
Omar Minaya
New York Mets General Manager
Succeeded by

Further Reading[edit]

  • Steve Kettmann: Baseball Maverick: How Sandy Alderson Revolutionized Baseball and Revived the Mets, Atlantic Monthly Press, New York, NY, 2015. ISBN 978-0802119988