Andy MacPhail to Assume Control of the Phillies

Andy MacPhail, part of a multi-generational family of major league baseball executives, has been brought back into baseball by the Philadelphia Phillies as their new president, effective at the end of the 2015 season.

MacPhail, a long-time executive himself, was most previously the president of the Baltimore Orioles from 2007 to 2011.  Prior to that he was president and CEO of the Chicago Cubs from 1994 to 2006.  With the Minnesota Twins organization as director of player development and later general manager, he helped engineer World Series championship teams in 1987 and 1991.

MacPhail is a third-generation family member in professional baseball.  His father is Lee MacPhail, who served as president of the American League.  His grandfather is Larry MacPhail, an executive with the Reds, Dodgers, and Yankees organizations.  Lee and Larry were both elected to Baseball’s Hall of Fame.

For more information about Andy MacPhail, see the link below from philly.com:

http://www.philly.com/philly/blogs/sports/phillies/Phillies-expected-to-introduce-Andy-MacPhail-on-Monday.html

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