Video: Pirates introduce new general manager
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The Pirates today officially announced that Neal Huntington has been hired as the team's new General Manager. The anticipated announcement was made by Pirates President Frank Coonelly.
"Neal's hiring is the result of a comprehensive search for a baseball executive who could restore the culture of success within the Pirates organization," said Coonelly.
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"Neal is extremely intelligent, analytical and driven to succeed. He shares my vision on how to transform the Pirates into an organization that can consistently compete. Equally important, Neal knows how to implement the changes, systems and philosophies required to accomplish that goal. He is absolutely the right choice to lead our baseball operations department."
Huntington, 38, was special assistant to the general manager for the Cleveland Indians, acting as an advance scout and responsible for personnel recommendations and strategic planning.
First Published September 25, 2007 3:58 pm