Scott Harris
San Francisco Giants
General Manager
Born: Redwood City, California
Teams
Career highlights and awards

Scott Harris is an American baseball executive. He is the general manager of the San Francisco Giants of Major League Baseball (MLB).

Education

He graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles in 2009 with a bachelor's degree in economics, and then attended Columbia Business School.[1] and Kellogg Business School at Northwestern

Life and career

Harris is from Redwood City, California. He is the son of two doctors, one a urologist and one an OB-GYN, and has one brother, Chris, and one sister, K.C.[1] He attended Menlo School and played soccer and lacrosse in high school.[2][1]

Harris played club lacrosse at UCLA.[2] Harris' first jobs in baseball were internships with the Washington Nationals and Cincinnati Reds.[1] He worked for MLB from 2010 through 2012, in the Commissioner's Office as a coordinator of Major League Operations.[2] In 2012, he joined the Chicago Cubs as director of baseball operations.[1] He earned his Master of Business Administration from Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management in 2015. He was promoted to assistant general manager in January 2018.[3]

The Giants hired him as their general manager after the 2019 season.[4][5][6]

References

  1. ^ a b c d e Sahadev Sharma (March 27, 2018). "Cubs assistant GM Scott Harris loves his job, even when it causes him personal embarrassment". The Athletic. Retrieved November 15, 2019.
  2. ^ a b c Henry Schulman (November 10, 2019). "Giants hire Cubs exec Scott Harris to be their general manager". San Francisco Chronicle. Retrieved November 15, 2019.
  3. ^ Maria Guardado (November 10, 2019). "Giants hire Scott Harris as new GM". MLB.com. Retrieved November 15, 2019.
  4. ^ Katie Dowd. "SF Giants hire Cubs exec Scott Harris as new general manager". San Francisco Chronicle. Retrieved November 10, 2019.
  5. ^ "Giants hire former Cubs executive Scott Harris as new general manager". KNBR. September 6, 2019. Retrieved November 10, 2019.
  6. ^ Josh Schrock (March 27, 2018). "Giants, Farhan Zaidi hire Cubs' Scott Harris as new general manager". NBC Sports Bay Area. Retrieved November 10, 2019.