Billy Beane named MLB executive of the year

Friday November 9th, 2012

Billy Beane Billy Beane was named MLB's executive of the year after the A's strong comeback season. (Leon Halip/Getty Images)

A's general manager, Billy Beane, was named the MLB executive of the year, reports CBS Sports:

Beane won in a bit of a landslide, gathering 31 votes while Nationals' GM Mike Rizzo received 13 and Rangers' GM Jon Daniels got six. The Sporting News has presented this award since 1936. This is the second time Beane has won the award.
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