Sandy Alderson To Be introduced As GM By Mets On Friday

Sandy Alderson has been named general manager of the New York Mets, the team confirmed today.

Alderson, the former president and GM of the Oakland Athletics and chief executive officer of the San Diego Padres, will have to leave his current job with Major League Baseball in which he’s leading efforts to reform operations in the Dominican Republic.

Alderson, who turns 63 next month, was Oakland’s general manager from 1983-97, also serving as team president from 1993-95 and 1996-97. He built power-packed teams led by the Bash Brothers of Mark McGwire and Jose Canseco that won three straight pennants from 1988-90 and a World Series title in ‘89.

Well-respected among MLB executives, Alderson was executive vice president for baseball operations in the commissioner’s office from 1998-05. He was the Padres’ CEO from 2005-09.

The team will officially introduce Alderson during a press conference Friday at Citi Field.

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