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David Stearns

David Stearns
Born 1984/1985 (age 30–31)
Manhattan, New York
Alma mater Harvard University
Occupation General manager
Organization Milwaukee Brewers

David Stearns (born 1984 or 1985) is an American baseball executive who serves as the general manager of the Milwaukee Brewers of Major League Baseball (MLB). Stearns previously served as the assistant general manager of MLB's Houston Astros, worked for the Office of the Commissioner of Baseball, the Arizona Fall League, and in the baseball operations departments for the Cleveland Indians and New York Mets.


  • Career 1
  • Personal life 2
  • Notes 3
  • References 4


Stearns graduated from Harvard University with a degree in political science[1] in 2007. While he attended Harvard, he interned with the Pittsburgh Pirates of Major League Baseball (MLB).[2]

After graduating from Harvard, Stearns worked for the baseball operations departments for the

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  13. ^ Haudricourt, Tom (October 14, 2015). "Brewers name Tampa Bay's Matt Arnold as assistant GM". Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Retrieved October 14, 2015. 
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  1. ^ Though Stearns is the youngest active general manager, Theo Epstein and Jon Daniels both became general managers at the age of 28.[9]


Stearns was born and raised in Manhattan. He is engaged to Whitney Ann Lee.[14]

Personal life

[13] as assistant general manager.Tampa Bay Rays and hiring Matt Arnold from the [12] Stearns fired five of the Brewers' seven

When talking about August 2015, Luhnow said of of his staff: “There’s several people in our organization that have GM potential, and David’s one of them."[7] At that time, the Milwaukee Brewers began searching for a new general manager, prioritizing youth and experience with data analytics, which the Astros used in their rebuild.[7] On September 21, 2015, the Milwaukee Brewers named Stearns their next general manager, succeeding Doug Melvin, who they announced would remain with the team in an advisory role.[8] At thirty years of age, he became the youngest general manager in MLB, and is one year younger than the Brewers' Ryan Braun.[9][1] At his introductory press conference, Stearns endorsed Craig Counsell as the Brewers' manager.[10]


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