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Jean Afterman

Since 2001, Afterman has held the position Senior Vice President and Assistant GM of the New York Yankees. She joined the club with a diverse business and legal background, having previously focused on international sport and licensing, with an emphasis on U.S. and Japanese relations. Prior to her time with the Yankees, Afterman managed her own practice, specializing in representation for athletes through arbitration proceedings, as well as worked for KDN Sports Inc. Afterman has garnered numerous accolades, including being named a 2010 Women of the Year nominee by Women in Sports and Events (WISE), a Sports Business Journal Game Changers honoree in 2017, and twice earning a spot on the 50 Most Powerful Women in New York list published by the New York Post. Most recently in 2019, Afterman received the inaugural Trailblazer of the Year Award from Baseball America, recognizing her leadership, expertise and tremendous accomplishments in her years with the Yankees.

Sandy Alderson

Sandy Alderson is president of the New York Mets, taking over the role in 2018 after his stint as general manager with the team. Alderson was formally CEO of the San Diego Padres and Executive Vice President of Baseball Operations for Major League Baseball. He guided the Oakland Athletics to four division titles, three pennants and the 1989 World Series while he was the team's general manager.

Julio Borbon

Born in Mississippi and attended high school in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, Borbon went on to play baseball at University of Tennessee and was drafted by the Rangers with the 35th pick in 2007. He played in the big leagues from 2009-16 as a center fielder and announced his retirement in 2019. Borbon is currently the Assistant Coordinator of Player Development for the Minnesota Twins. He has been involved with the MLBPAA for several years with the Career Development Summit, first as an attendee and now panelist and mentor to young alumni. He has also volunteered for several membership initiatives (10th Inning Webinars, Alumni Assembly, etc.).

John Doherty

John Doherty was a right-handed pitcher from 1992-1996, primarily with the Detroit Tigers. He led the Tigers in ERA in his first season in 1992, where he posted a 7-4 record with 3 saves and 11 starts. In 1993, he led the Tigers in wins with 14 and 63 strikeouts. During his five-season major league career, Doherty ended with a 4.87 ERA, with 177 strikeouts in 148 appearances with 61 starts. He threw five complete games with two shutouts and nine saves. Overall, he threw 523.3 innings in MLB.

Pedro Feliz

Born and raised in Azua, Dominican Republic, Feliz spent 11 years in the Major Leagues with the Giants, Phillies, Cardinals and Astros. Primarily a third baseman during his service time, Feliz was known for his above average fielding, winning a Fielding Bible Award for his efforts in 2007, and leading the National League in assists as a third baseman in 2006 and double plays turned as a third baseman in 2009. Feliz also had four 20-home run seasons, from 2004 to 2007, but may be most notably known for his RBI that knocked in the eventual game-winning run of the 2008 World Series for Philadelphia.

Brian Fisher

Brian Fisher was a right-handed pitcher from 1985 to 1992, primarily with the Pirates. Drafted in the second round of the MLB Draft by the Atlanta Braves, his career totals include 640 innings pitched with 370 strikeouts. A relief star for the 1985 Yankees, he led AL rookies with 14 saves while posting a 2.38 ERA. He became a starter in 1987 after 126 straight relief appearances and proceeded to finish among the league leaders in complete games and shutouts.

Joseph Garagiola Jr.

Joe Garagiola Jr. is the Senior Director, Special Projects for the Arizona Diamondbacks. Previously, Garagiola was the Special Advisor to the President & CEO of the Diamondbacks, Senior Vice President of Baseball Operations for Major League Baseball and general manager of the Diamondbacks. Since 2010, the Diamondbacks have presented the Joe Garagiola Jr. Award to the individual in Player Development who exemplifies the qualities of strong character, dedication to the organization and commitment to excellence in instruction.

Jerry Hairston, Jr.

Hairston, Jr. recorded 16 years in the Majors as a second baseman and outfielder, though he managed to play every position except for pitcher and catcher during his career. His grandfather Sammy, father Jerry, Sr., uncle Johnny, and brother Scott all made it to the highest level as well. Hairston, Jr. joined the family business by making his debut with the Orioles in 1998, before going on to spend time with the Cubs, Rangers, Reds, Yankees, Padres, Nationals, Brewers and Dodgers. A highlight of his career was his 2009 World Series win while with the Yankees. Hairston, Jr. has previously worked for ESPN and MLB Network, and now works as a studio analyst for SportsNet LA, contributing to live pre- and post-game shows, "Access SportsNet: Dodgers." and other SportsNet LA original programming

Todd Haney

Todd Haney was drafted out of the University of Texas at Austin after the Longhorns made a trip to the 1987 College World Series. He went on to spend parts of five seasons in the majors, with the Expos, Cubs and Mets, primarily as a second baseman. Following his time in the Majors, Haney founded the Waco Storm Baseball club in 2004, before joining Texas State University as the Director of Player Development and Analytics for the Bobcats. Haney is now the Head Coach of the summer-collegiate baseball team, the Victoria HarbourCats as well as Assistant Coach of the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor baseball team.

Clint Hurdle

Clint Hurdle was drafted by the Kansas City Royals in the first round of the 1975 MLB Draft. He went on to spend 10 seasons in the majors, primarily with the Royals. After his playing days, he entered the coaching world where he managed the Colorado Rockies from 2002 to 2009, leading them to the 2007 World Series. He also managed the Pittsburgh Pirates from 2011 to 2019, earning the NL Manager of the Year Award in 2013. Hurdle became an MLBPAA board member in July of 2022.

Mike Myers

Mike Myers was a left-handed submarine pitcher from 1995-2007, playing with nine teams in his 13-year career. Drafted in the fourth round of the 1990 MLB Draft from Iowa State University, Myers was a member of the 2004 Red Sox World Series championship team and twice led the American League in single-season games pitched in 1996 and 1997. He currently serves as a special assistant with the Major League Baseball Players Association.

Steve Rogers

Steve Rogers was a right-handed pitcher from 1973 to 1985 with the Montreal Expos. His career totals include 2,839 innings pitched, 158 wins and a 3.17 ERA. The winningest pitcher in Expos history, he cracked double figures in wins in 10 of his first 11 Major League seasons and was a five-time NL All-Star selection. He led the NL in ERA in 1982 while winning a career high 19 games. He currently serves as a Special Assistant, Player Benefits & Career Development Program with the Major League Baseball Players Association.

Jim Sadowski

Jim Sadowski was a right-handed pitcher for the Pittsburgh Pirates in 1974, where he appeared in four games. His three uncles' Bob, Ed and Ted Sadowski also played Major League Baseball.

Jim Thome

Jim Thome was a first baseman and designated hitter who played for 22 years in the Majors for the Cleveland Indians, Philadelphia Phillies, Chicago White Sox, Los Angeles Dodgers, Minnesota Twins and the Baltimore Orioles. Thome ended his storied career with five All-Star appearances, a Silver Slugger Award, 612 home runs, and was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 2018. He succeeded Brooks Robinson as the MLBPAA president in 2022.