AKA William Lamar Beane
Birthplace: Orlando, FL
Race or Ethnicity: White
Nationality: United States
Executive summary: General Manager, Oakland A's
Became General Manager of the A's after Sandy Alderson stepped down in 1997. Beane is the subject of Michael Lewis's book, Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game (2003). The Oakland A's success under Beane is unexpected considering the relative small budget of the team -- the 2nd lowest in baseball.
High School: Rancho Bernardo High School, San Diego, CA
SPORTS FRANCHISE HISTORY
New York Mets 1984-85
Minnesota Twins 1986-87
Detroit Tigers 1988
Oakland Athletics 1989
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