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Sandy Alderson '69 in the news
Submitted by eliasp on Sat, 2017-03-11 12:45
A nice article in the March 10th, 2017 New York Times about Sandy Alderson '69. An excerpt:
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. — The day after Mets pitchers and catchers reported to the team’s spring training facility here a month ago, Sandy Alderson strolled through the clubhouse. He greeted each player by name, and a smile stretched across his face.
For a man requiring medical tests every four months to check if he remains cancer free, Alderson has remained as dedicated as ever to his work. And he has regained the 25 pounds he lost during 20 weeks of chemotherapy and two surgeries.
“My doctor says it’s good,” Alderson said. “My mirror says it’s bad.”
At 69, Alderson is the oldest general manager in baseball, a sport he once described as a young person’s game. His first year as a general manager was way back in 1983 with the Oakland Athletics, long before the data revolution transformed the sport.
Read the full article in the NYTimes.