Bill Smith (baseball executive)
Smith in 2010.
|Born||1958 (age 60–61)|
|Alma mater||Hamilton College - 1980|
Bill Smith (born 1958) was the fifth general manager for the Minnesota Twins. He took over October 1, 2007 from longtime manager and mentor Terry Ryan. The Twins fired Smith as general manager on November 7, 2011, and replaced him with his predecessor, Ryan. Six weeks later, Smith was given a new role in the Minnesota organization as assistant to both GM Ryan and club president Dave St. Peter.
Smith graduated from Hamilton College in 1980.
He lives in Bloomington, Minnesota, with his wife Becky and their three daughters.
- Neal III, La Velle E. Twins: Ryan steps down, Smith will take over. The Star Tribune. 13 Sept. 2007.
- "Bill Smith out as Twins general manager; Terry Ryan takes interim role". 1500espn.com. Retrieved 2013-10-13.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
- "Bill Smith given new job with Twins as top assistant". Star Tribune. Retrieved 2013-10-13.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
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