Jack McKeon with be the Featured Speaker at upcoming Piedmont Triad Sports Club Luncheon

Posted by Don Moore on September 12, 2012 at 12:05 pm under Professional | Comments are off for this article

Jack McKeon, a.k.a. Trader Jack, will be the featured speaker at the September 20th Piedmont Triad Sports Club Luncheon.

The Luncheon is $15 for Members, $20 for guests. Annual membership is $25.

The luncheon will be held at the Greensboro Coliseum Special Events Center, Meeting Room #4. RSVP / Contact Barbra Forsyth at bforsyth2@triad.rr.com for reservations (they need a head count for food).

Here’s a little about Jack:

John Aloysius McKeon (/m??ki??n/; born November 23, 1930 in South Amboy, New Jersey),[1][2] nicknamed “Trader Jack”, is a former Major League Baseball manager. McKeon played baseball for the College of the Holy Cross. In 2003, he won a World Series with the Florida Marlins. When he took over as manager of the Marlins in 2011 at age 80, he became the second oldest manager in major league history, behind only Connie Mack.
McKeon previously managed the Kansas City Royals from 1973 to 1975, the Oakland Athletics in 1977 and 1978, the San Diego Padres from 1988 to 1990, and the Cincinnati Reds from 1997 to 2000. From 1981 to 1990, he served as general manager of the Padres, forming the team which won the 1984 National League pennant.


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