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Did you know that Buzzie Bavasi's son Bill Bavasi served as General Manager for the San Diego Padres and one of his other three sons, Peter, was General Manager for the Padres, Blue Jays & Indians?
Only one former player, Branch Rickey — who many people forget was an actual Major League player, served as General Manager of the Brooklyn Dodgers. Do you believe that players make better General Managers? Who was the best former player turned General Manager? Share your opinions about these topics and more on Baseball Fever.