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.
He walked on to his college baseball team at Chabot Junior College in Hayward, California.
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.
His son Ned Yost IV became a coach in the Milwaukee Brewers' farm system.
Outfielder Alex Gordon became one of his star players both offensively and defensively on the Royals.