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Manager of Milwaukee Brewers since 2002 

Inducted in Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame June 2012 

1934 Colored All Stars Baseball Team
1937-38 SR. Maroons
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1985 Chatham Juvenile Baseball Team
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DOUG MELVIN

Position: Bats Right, Throws Right
Birth Date: 08/08/1952
From: Chatham, Ontario
 
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Pittsburgh Pirates
New York Yankees
ERA
Texas Rangers
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Category - Modern Athlete

Melvin, a graduate of Chatham-Kent Secondary School excelled in all sports during his high school years, and went on to play professional baseball in the Pittsburgh Pirate and New York Yankee organizations. Doug is considered by many of his former coaches and fellow competitors to be the best all-round athlete ever to come out of Chatham.

Doug Melvin pitched in the minor leagues for six seasons, going 29-19 with a 3.43 ERA. He spent 1972 and 1973 in the Pittsburgh Pirates farm system, missed the 1974 season due to injury, and then played in the New York Yankees organization from 1975 to 1978.

Melvin worked with the New York Yankees as a Baseball Operations Assistant from 1983 to 1984 and as the Yankees Director of Scouting in 1985. He moved to the Baltimore Orioles as the Special Assistant to former General Manager Roland Hemond in 1987 before being named the Orioles Assistant GM and Director of Player Personnel which he held from 1988 to 1993.

Melvin was then General Manager of the Texas Rangers from 1994 to 2001. He worked as a consultant in the Boston Red Sox Minor League Operations department before being hired by the Brewers in 2002.

Melvin has been General Manager of the Milwaukee Brewers since 2002.

Melvin would be the big brother, a burger-and-beer kind of guy.  "Laid Back" is by far the most common response from those asked to describe his personality.

A former Minor League pitcher for the Pirates and Yankees, Melvin's strength is in identifying talent.

 

 

 

 

Inducted into Chatham Sports Hall of Fame 2000