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Q&A With Vermont Mgr. Rick Magnante

Magnante has managed six years for the A's.

Rick Magnante has been an important figure within the Oakland A's organization for many years. Before he was an A's minor league manager, Magnante was one of the A's top scouts. As a manager, he has been influential at the start of many pro careers. He has also been the manager for the South African team during international play. Donald Moore spoke with Magnante about his 2011 squad and more.

Rick Magnante's baseball career has taken him all over the globe. As a manager, he has coached teams in Canada, South Africa and Italy, as well as the United States. Magnante has been a manager in two organizations, the Detroit Tigers' chain in the late 1980s and the A's chain since 2006. With Oakland, Magnante has been the skipper of the A's short-season squad for the past six seasons. Until... Recommended Stories

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