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Encyclopedia > Brian Cashman

Brian Cashman is the Senior Vice-President and General Manager of the New York Yankees. The term general manager is a descriptive term for certain executives in a business operation. ... Major league affiliations American League (1901–present) East Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 8, 9, 10, 15, 16, 23, 32, 37, 44, 49 Name New York Yankees (1913–present) New York Highlanders (1903-1912) Baltimore Orioles (1901-1902) (Also referred to as...


He is a native of Lexington, Kentucky, one of five children of Nancy and John Cashman. His father raised standard-bred horses for harness racing, and Brian and his four siblings were kept busy performing odd jobs. He attended Lexington Catholic High School before moving to the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area. He graduated from Georgetown Preparatory School in 1985 and The Catholic University of America in 1989. Nickname: Location in the Commonwealth of Kentucky Coordinates: , Country United States State Kentucky Counties Fayette Government  - Mayor Jim Newberry (D) Area  - City  285. ... Lexington Catholic High School represents a long tradition of Catholic education in the Bluegrass region. ... For other uses, see Washington, D.C. (disambiguation). ... Boland Hall of the Georgetown Preparatory School Georgetown Preparatory School is an independent, Jesuit college-preparatory school for young men in grades 9 through 12. ... The Catholic University of America (abbreviated CUA), located in Washington, D.C., is unique as the national university of the Roman Catholic Church and as the only higher education institution founded by U.S. Roman Catholic bishops. ...


He started with the Yankees organization as an intern, rising in the organization until becoming GM in 1998 at the age of 30. His predecessor was Bob Watson. This year in baseball 1995 - 1996 - 1997 - 1998 - 1999 - 2000 - 2001 - 2002 - 2003 - 2004 - 2005 Events January-March January 5 - Don Sutton, a 324-game winner is elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame on his fifth try. ... Robert Jose Watson (born April 10, 1946 in Los Angeles, California) was a Major League Baseball player for the Houston Astros, Boston Red Sox, New York Yankees, and Atlanta Braves from 1966-1984. ...


His tenure has seen the Yankees win five American League pennants and three World Series championships. Major trades and acquisitions he has been responsible for include the trade of David Wells for Roger Clemens; the trade of Alfonso Soriano for Alex Rodriguez; and the free agent signings of Jason Giambi, Hideki Matsui, Jose Contreras, and Johnny Damon. He also negotiated the long-term contracts of Bernie Williams and Derek Jeter and has been credited with restocking the Yankees' minor league system with pitching prospects such as Phil Hughes, Ian Kennedy, Joba Chamberlain, Humberto Sanchez and Dellin Betances. The American League (or formally the American League of Professional Baseball Clubs) is one of two leagues that make up Major League Baseball in the United States of America and Canada. ... For other events named World Series, see World Series (disambiguation). ... This article is about David Wells, American baseball player. ... William Roger Clemens (born August 4, 1962, in Dayton, Ohio), is a starting pitcher for the New York Yankees, and is one of the preeminent pitchers in Major League history. ... Alfonso Guilleard Soriano (born January 7, 1976 in San Pedro de Macoris, Dominican Republic) is a Major League Baseball outfielder for the Chicago Cubs. ... Alexander Emmanuel Alex Rodriguez (born July 27, 1975, in New York, New York), commonly nicknamed A-Rod, is a Dominican-American baseball infielder. ... Jason Gilbert Giambi (born January 8, 1971) is a Major League Baseball player who is the 1st baseman and designated hitter for the New York Yankees. ... Hideki Godzilla Matsui , born June 12, 1974) is a Japanese Major League Baseball left fielder who plays for the New York Yankees. ... Jose Contreras (born December 12, 1971 in Havana, Cuba) is a right_handed starting pitcher in Major League Baseball who currently plays with the Chicago White Sox. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Bernabé Bernie Williams Figueroa (born September 13, 1968, in San Juan, Puerto Rico) is a Major League Baseball outfielder and a guitar-playing jazz recording artist. ... Derek Sanderson Jeter (born June 26, 1974 in Pequannock, New Jersey) is an American Major League Baseball player. ... Philip J. Phil Hughes (born June 24, 1986 in Mission Viejo, California) is a professional baseball right-handed starting pitcher, who was the first-round pick of the New York Yankees in the 2004 Major League Baseball Draft. ... For the British academic, lawyer and bioethicist, see Sir Ian Kennedy. ... Joba Chamberlain (pronounced jah-buh) (born Justin Chamberlain, September 23, 1985, in Lincoln, Nebraska) is a baseball pitcher for the New York Yankees. ... Humberto Sanchez is a baseball pitcher for the New York Yankees of Major League Baseball. ... Dellin Betances (born March 23, 1988) is a pitching prospect in the New York Yankees minor league organization. ...


Despite the team's success, in 2005 Cashman considered leaving the team due to conflicts with owner George Steinbrenner and organizational disputes between team officials in New York City and Tampa. The Washington Nationals were also rumored to be interested in hiring Cashman, which would have brought him back to where he attended school. Instead, Cashman agreed to a new contract following the conclusion of the 2005 season which gave him more authority in personnel decisions. Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... George Michael Steinbrenner III (born July 4, 1930 in Rocky River, Ohio), often known as The Boss, is an American billionaire businessman and the principal owner of Major League Baseballs New York Yankees. ... New York, New York and NYC redirect here. ... Nickname: Location in Hillsborough County and the state of Florida. ... Major league affiliations National League (1969–present) East Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 42 Name Washington Nationals (2005–present) Montreal Expos (1969-2004) Other nicknames Nats, Nacionales (Spanish) Ballpark RFK Stadium (2005–present) Hiram Bithorn Stadium[3] (San Juan) (2003-2004) Olympic Stadium (Montreal) (1977-2004) Jarry Park...


Brian was named to Crain's New York Business 40 under 40 list for 1999.[1]


Personal life

Cashman has a son, Teddy. He currently lives in Darien, Connecticut.[2] Darien is a town in Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States. ...


References

  1. ^ Crains, editorial staff (1999). Rising Stars, 1999. Crain's. Retrieved on 2006-11-05.
  2. ^ Costaregni, Susie, "The Dish" column, headlined "Big names dine out in Greenwich, Stamford," The Advocate of Stamford, August 26, 2006, page 2.

Crain Communications Inc publishes a variety of trade newspapers. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 309th day of the year (310th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 238th day of the year (239th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

External links

  • Bio and photo of Brian Cashman
  • Cashman Background
Sporting positions
Preceded by
Bob Watson
New York Yankees General Manager
1997
Succeeded by
incumbent

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