Rob Manfred Age, Wife, Family, Salary, Biography & More

Rob Manfred Age, Wife, Family, Salary, Biography & More

Rob Manfred Age, Wife, Family, Salary, Biography & More | Robert D. Manfred Jr. is an American lawyer and business executive who is the tenth and current Commissioner of Major League Baseball.

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Rob Manfred Age, Wife, Family, Salary, Biography & More

Born/Date of Birth: April 26, 1958
Place of Birth: Rome, New York, U.S.
Spouse: Colleen Manfred
Employer: Major League Baseball
Education: Rome Free Academy, Harvard Law School, Cornell University, Le Moyne College
Children:
  • 4 (included Megan Manfred, Michael Manfred)
  • Cornell University (BS)
  • Harvard University (JD)
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Early life and career

Manfred was born on September 28, 1958, in Rome, New York. He attended Rome Free Academy and graduated in 1976. Manfred enrolled at Le Moyne College from 1976 through 1978 before transferring to Cornell University. He received his B.S. degree from Cornell’s School of Industrial and Labor Relations and his J.D. degree from Harvard Law School.

After law school, he clerked for Judge Joseph L. Tauro of the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts. He became a partner at Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, focusing on labor and employment law.

 

Major League Baseball

In 1987, Manfred began working with Major League Baseball (MLB) during collective bargaining. During the 1994–95 MLB strike, he served as outside counsel for the owners. He joined MLB on a full-time basis in 1998, serving as the Executive Vice President of Economics and League Affairs. Manfred negotiated MLB’s first drug testing agreement with the Major League Baseball Players Association (MLBPA) in 2002 and represented MLB in negotiations with the MLBPA when forming new collective bargaining agreements in 2002, 2006, and 2011. In 2013, Manfred led MLB’s investigation of the Biogenesis scandal.

 

Personal life

Growing up in Upstate New York, Manfred was a fan of the New York Yankees. His father led the Rome, New York, division of Revere Copper and Brass, while his mother was a schoolteacher. He has an older sister and a younger brother. From 1)Wikipedia

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1. Wikipedia

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