Ned Yost

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Birthday
19, 1955
Birthplace
Eureka, CA
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
19, 1955 (age 63)
Birthplace
Eureka, CA

About

Former MLB catcher who managed the Milwaukee Brewers from 2003 to 2008 then became manager of the Kansas City Royals in 2010. He helped lead the Royals to an AL Pennant in 2014 and a World Series Championship in 2015.

Before Fame

He walked on to his college baseball team at Chabot Junior College in Hayward, California.

Trivia

He was a backup catcher for the Brewers during the 1982 World Series where they were defeated by the St. Louis Cardinals in 7 games.

Family Life

His son Ned Yost IV became a coach in the Milwaukee Brewers' farm system.

Associated With

Outfielder Alex Gordon became one of his star players both offensively and defensively on the Royals.