Baseball America Executive Database

Joe McDonald


FRONT OFFICE HISTORY
Year Team Title Function
1965 New York Mets Administrative Secretary, Minor League Clubs Minor League Operations
1966 New York Mets Administrative Secretary, Minor League Clubs Minor League Operations
1967 New York Mets Director of Scouting Scouting Director
1968 New York Mets Director of Minor League Operations Farm Director
1969 New York Mets Director of Minor League Operations Farm Director
1970 New York Mets Director of Minor League Operations Farm Director
1971 New York Mets Director of Minor League Operations Farm Director
1972 New York Mets Director of Player Development Operations Director of Player Development
1973 New York Mets Director of Minor League Operations Farm Director
1974 New York Mets Director of Minor League Operations Farm Director
1975 New York Mets General Manager
(Promoted Oct. 1974)
General Manager
1976 New York Mets General Manager General Manager
1977 New York Mets General Manager General Manager
1978 New York Mets General Manager General Manager
1979 New York Mets Vice President & GM
(Fired 2/21/1980)
General Manager
1980 New York Mets Vice President & GM Assistant GM
1981 St. Louis Cardinals Executive Assistant, Baseball Assistant GM
1982 St. Louis Cardinals General Manager
(Promoted 4/10/1982)
General Manager
1982 St. Louis Cardinals Executive Assistant, Baseball Assistant GM
1983 St. Louis Cardinals General Manager General Manager
1984 St. Louis Cardinals General Manager
(Resigned 1/3/1985)
General Manager
1987 Detroit Tigers VP, Player Procurement & Development Director of Player Development
1988 Detroit Tigers VP, Player Procurement & Development Director of Player Development
1989 Detroit Tigers VP, Player Procurement & Development Director of Player Development
1990 Detroit Tigers VP, Player Procurement & Development Director of Player Development
1991 Detroit Tigers Senior Vice President, Player Procurement and Development General Manager
1992 Detroit Tigers Senior Vice President, Player Procurement and Development General Manager



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