Thad Levine

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Thad Levine
Minnesota Twins
General Manager, Senior Vice President
Born: (1971-11-12) November 12, 1971 (age 47)
Alexandria, Virginia
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Thad Levine (born November 12, 1971) is an American baseball executive. He is the senior VP and general manager for the Minnesota Twins of Major League Baseball.

Early life and education[edit]

Levine was born in Alexandria, Virginia. He played youth soccer with Paul DePodesta.[1] Levine attended Haverford College, where he played NCAA Division III college baseball.[1] He attained his bachelor's degree in 1994.[2] He also graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles in 1999 with an MBA.

Career[edit]

Levine joined the Los Angeles Dodgers in business development. He moved to the Colorado Rockies in 1999,[3] and worked there successively as an assistant director, director, and senior director.[4] Levine was appointed to the position of Texas Rangers assistant general manager in October 2005.[5][2][6] He was hired as the Minnesota Twins general manager on November 3, 2016.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b https://www.washingtonpost.com/sports/nationals/texas-rangers-assistant-gm-thad-levine-inherited-his-love-of-the-game-from-his-father-in-alexandria/2011/10/17/gIQALBbhsL_story.html
  2. ^ a b "Texas Rangers Executives". Mlb.com. November 12, 1971. Retrieved March 18, 2010.
  3. ^ "Thad Levine". Jewishvirtuallibrary.org. Retrieved March 18, 2010.
  4. ^ "Top 10 General Manager Prospects". Baseball America. December 9, 2003. Retrieved March 18, 2010.
  5. ^ "Thad Levine named assistant general manager | texasrangers.com: Official Info". Texas.rangers.mlb.com. October 19, 2005. Retrieved March 18, 2010.
  6. ^ "The Seattle Times: Mariners: MLB notebook: 41-year-old Girardi replaces McKeon, 74". Seattletimes.nwsource.com. October 20, 2005. Retrieved March 18, 2010.
  7. ^ https://www.mlb.com/news/twins-introduce-derek-falvey-thad-levine/c-208282658 |Retrieved October 2, 2018

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