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Jim Hannan, Chairman

Notre Dame graduate Jim Hannan's 254 strikeouts (in only 196 innings) in his first pro season led the New York-Penn League in 1961, but he was always plagued by control problems. Taken from the Red Sox organization by the Senators in the second expansion draft, his best year was 1968, when he went 10-6 for the 65-96 Washington team. The lifetime .091 hitter struck out in 13 consecutive at-bats in 1968, an AL record. Hannan was a player representative, and his master's thesis on the Major League pension plan was used by Marvin Miller to acquaint himself with baseball's benefit system.

Fred Valentine, Vice Chairman and Secretary/Treasurer

Fred Valentine was an outfielder in 1959 and 1963-68 primarily with the Senators. He was the Carolina League player of the year hitting .319. In 1966, he had 16 homeruns and led the Senators with 29 doubles and 140 hits. He was also Sports Illustrated's Player of the Week and MVP of the Senators in 1966.

Jean Afterman

Entering her 19th season as Senior Vice President and Assistant GM of the New York Yankees, Afterman 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, Afterman received the inaugural Trailblazer of the Year Award from Baseball America, recognizing her leadership, expertise and tremendous accomplishments in her almost 20 years with the Yankees.

Sandy Alderson

Sandy Alderson is the general manager of the New York Mets and was formerly the 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.

John Doherty

John Doherty was a right-handed pitcher from 1992-1996, primarily with the Detroit Tigers. He led the Tigers in ERA in 1992, when he posted a 7-4 record with 3 saves. In 1993, he led the Tigers in wins with 14.

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, Assistant Secretary

Brian Fisher was a right-handed pitcher from 1985 to 1992, primarily with the Pirates. 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 Vice President of Baseball Operations for Major League Baseball. He was previously the general manager of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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 pre- and post-game shows, as well as covering Spring Training and off-season programs.

Todd Haney

Haney was drafted out of 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 for the Bobcats. Haney is now the Head Coach of summer-collegiate baseball team the Victoria HarbourCats.

Mike Myers

Mike Myers was a left-handed pitcher from 1995-2007, playing with nine teams in his 13-year career. Myers was a member of the 2004 Red Sox World Series championship team and twice led the American League in single-season games pitched. 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 with the Major League Baseball Players Association.

Jim Sadowski

A pitcher for the Pittsburgh Pirates in 1974, Jim Sadowski appeared in four games.

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