Top Ten Best General Managers

In sports, there is management that is excellent and delivers championships, and then there are others that waste their organizations resources and money. This list of ten features some of the best general managers in all four major North American sports.

First the top five Honorable Mention

5 TIE: Jon Daniels, Texas Rangers, Frank Wren Atlanta Braves and Peter Chiarelli, Boston Bruins

4 Ray Shero, Pittsburgh Penguins

3 Ted Thompson, Green Bay Packers

2 John Schnieder, Seattle Seahawks

1 Ken Holland, Detroit Red Wings

Top Ten Nominees

10 Billy Beane, Oakland A’s

9 Danny Ainge, Boston Celtics

8 Stan Bowman, Chicago Blackhawks

7 Brian Cashman, New York Yankees

6 Pat Riley, Miami Heat

5 Ozzie Newsome, Baltimore Ravens

4 Bill Belichick, New England Patriots

3 TIE: Mike Rizzo, Washington Nationals and Dan Duquette, Baltimore Orioles

2 Lou Lamoriello, New Jersey Devils

1 John Mozeliak, St. Louis Cardinals


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