The former General Manager of the St. Louis Cardinals, Walt Jocketty, was hired as a Special Adviser to the owner of the Cincinnati Reds on January 11,2008. Jocketty will advise and assist the team in their baseball operations which include the front office, personnel, scouting, minor and international operations and training and medical services.
During his time as Cardinal GM, the Cardinals compiled seven NL Central Division championships (1996, 2000, 2001 2002, 2004, 2005, 2006), two National League Championships (2004 and 2006), and one World Series Championship (2006). The Cardinals have had 7 straight winning seasons under Jocketty, including 100+ win seasons in 2004 and 2005. Jocketty has been named the Executive of the Year in MLB twice, in both 2000 and 2004.
His great experience and success were the main reasons for the team to hire Jocketty. In its turn Jocketty is ready to cooperate and create another successful team.
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