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SoxRox
01-22-2007, 01:47 PM
ESPN.com is hosting a poll where visitors can rank MLB GMs.

http://sports.espn.go.com/chat/sportsnation/listranker?id=617

Kenny is currently ranked overall at #6. I bet the folks at WSI can help move him up a notch or two!

-SoxRox

soxtalker
01-22-2007, 02:45 PM
Maybe it's early, but I'm a bit surprised that Terry Ryan isn't doing better. As much as I hate to see the Twins do well, their GM has done a good job in a small market. Of course, if this turns into a popularity contest (like the last position in the All-Star Game) with fans voting for their own GM, he won't stand a chance.

HomeFish
01-22-2007, 03:47 PM
Maybe it's early, but I'm a bit surprised that Terry Ryan isn't doing better. As much as I hate to see the Twins do well, their GM has done a good job in a small market. Of course, if this turns into a popularity contest (like the last position in the All-Star Game) with fans voting for their own GM, he won't stand a chance.

However, many of the "big market" teams right now have fanbases that are very angry at their current front office.

MUsoxfan
01-22-2007, 03:50 PM
However, many of the "big market" teams right now have fanbases that are very angry at their current front office.

Epstein, Cashman and Minaya were all ahead of KW. This is just alot of nonsense with people voting blindly

MrX
01-22-2007, 04:07 PM
Shapiro at #10 :rolling:

palehozenychicty
01-22-2007, 05:54 PM
Epstein, Cashman and Minaya were all ahead of KW. This is just alot of nonsense with people voting blindly

As we know the source of the poll and their purpose to market only two areas of the States, these guys would come up. Cashman has done a respectable job this offseason, but c'mon. None of them are shrewd enough to take the White Sox to a title with few draft picks and a limited budget. Epstein and Cashman had the benefit of ridiculous revenue streams to cover their ridiculous decisions.

AJ Hellraiser
01-22-2007, 06:05 PM
This is nothing more than a popularity contest... most baseball fans have never heard of 29 names on that list cuz they only know the GM of their team...

esbrechtel
01-22-2007, 06:19 PM
This is nothing more than a popularity contest... most baseball fans have never heard of 29 names on that list cuz they only know the GM of their team...
exactly....did anyone see the superbowl poll? bears are picked to win only in IL...

Lip Man 1
01-22-2007, 06:48 PM
Phil Rogers has a story now on ESPN.com where he 'ranks' the G.M.'s. In his book Ryan is #1.

http://sports.espn.go.com/mlb/hotstove06/columns/story?columnist=rogers_phil&id=2738814

Lip

Craig Grebeck
01-22-2007, 06:51 PM
Phil Rogers has a story now on ESPN.com where he 'ranks' the G.M.'s. In his book Ryan is #1.

http://sports.espn.go.com/mlb/hotstove06/columns/story?columnist=rogers_phil&id=2738814

Lip
How come Terry Ryan doesn't get the same crap that Beane gets?

PennStater98r
01-22-2007, 06:58 PM
Phil Rogers has a story now on ESPN.com where he 'ranks' the G.M.'s. In his book Ryan is #1.

http://sports.espn.go.com/mlb/hotstove06/columns/story?columnist=rogers_phil&id=2738814

Lip

Nice to see that Phil is supporting his local team's GM that just brought a World Series title to Chicago after almost 90 years.


Honestly, is Dave Dombrowski or Brian Cashman any better than KW? Pat Gillick? How many times has Philly made the post season with Gillick at the helm - and the reigning MVP as a part of their team? Mmhm...

Dan Mega
01-22-2007, 06:59 PM
Looks like the propellerheads have voted the most so far.

soxtalker
01-22-2007, 08:51 PM
Nice to see that Phil is supporting his local team's GM that just brought a World Series title to Chicago after almost 90 years.


Honestly, is Dave Dombrowski or Brian Cashman any better than KW? Pat Gillick? How many times has Philly made the post season with Gillick at the helm - and the reigning MVP as a part of their team? Mmhm...

He's looking at winning over multiple seasons. With Dombrowski and Gillick it is even with multiple teams. Cashman is an interesting case; it's difficult to compare his situation to almost any other. As far as KW is concerned, it almost sounds like Phil thinks he could go further up the pack if he can pull off another win or two with this transition to younger players.

JermaineDye05
01-22-2007, 09:14 PM
here's Dayn Perry's top GM's

http://msn.foxsports.com/mlb/story/6392576

SOXSINCE'70
01-22-2007, 09:38 PM
Shapiro at #10 :rolling:


Nice bullpen,Mark.:roflmao: :roflmao:

chaerulez
01-22-2007, 10:18 PM
Epstein, Cashman and Minaya were all ahead of KW. This is just alot of nonsense with people voting blindly

That's what I noticed right away too.