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From Dyson to Dallas

At the age of 28, Jon Daniels ’99 was named general manager of the Texas Rangers, the youngest in Major League Baseball history. The applied economics and management graduate began his baseball career in 2001 when he landed an internship with the Colorado Rockies. At the conclusion of the season, he was informed of an opening with the Rangers organization and was hired as the assistant for baseball operations. He was promoted to director of baseball operations in 2003, to assistant general manager in 2004, and to president of baseball operations in February 2013. In this exclusive on-campus video interview, Daniels discusses his path to the pitch and the value of his Cornell connections.