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January 30, 1992 | BILL PLASCHKE
Larry Doughty, former general manager of the Pittsburgh Pirates, was interviewed by Fred Claire Wednesday for a position as a major league scout for the Dodgers. Doughty, who began his baseball career as a scout, helped the Pirates to consecutive National League East championships before being fired in December because of what the Pirates considered administrative difficulties. "Larry would be a very good addition in a scouting capacity," said Claire, Dodger vice president.
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October 8, 1992 | BILL PLASCHKE
Sweeping changes expected to be made by the Dodgers during the off-season might not be limited to the field. Sources say Larry Doughty, a former Pirate general manager who worked as a Dodger scout this season, has discussed ideas for a front-office job when his contract expires at the end of November. A position that Doughty might accept, according to sources, would be director of scouting and minor league operations.
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October 8, 1992 | BILL PLASCHKE
Sweeping changes expected to be made by the Dodgers during the off-season might not be limited to the field. Sources say Larry Doughty, a former Pirate general manager who worked as a Dodger scout this season, has discussed ideas for a front-office job when his contract expires at the end of November. A position that Doughty might accept, according to sources, would be director of scouting and minor league operations.
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January 30, 1992 | BILL PLASCHKE
Larry Doughty, former general manager of the Pittsburgh Pirates, was interviewed by Fred Claire Wednesday for a position as a major league scout for the Dodgers. Doughty, who began his baseball career as a scout, helped the Pirates to consecutive National League East championships before being fired in December because of what the Pirates considered administrative difficulties. "Larry would be a very good addition in a scouting capacity," said Claire, Dodger vice president.
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November 8, 1988
Larry Doughty, a former scouting director, will succeed Syd Thrift as general manager of the Pittsburgh Pirates.
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February 11, 1992 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Larry Doughty, 52, former general manager of the Pittsburgh Pirates, was hired by the Dodgers as a major league scout.
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March 20, 1989 | From Times wire services
The Pittsburgh Pirates are interested in Seattle Mariners shortstop Rey Quinones and are expected to try to arrange a trade, a newspaper reported today. The National League Pirates are "pursuing a trade for Quinones" and have assigned their West Coast scout, Jerry Gardner, to watch the Mariners, the Seattle Post-Intelligencer reported, citing an unidentified source close to the Pirates.
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January 7, 1992 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Larry Doughty was fired Monday as general manager of the Pittsburgh Pirates, who have won two consecutive National League East championships. Doughty, whose Pirates led the majors with 98 victories last season, was the second successful Pirate general manager fired in four years. Syd Thrift was dismissed in October 1988, less than a year after having been named Pittsburgh's man of the year for rebuilding the franchise.
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October 5, 1988 | United Press International
Syd Thrift, the general manager generally credited with rebuilding the Pittsburgh Pirates, was fired Tuesday by unanimous vote of the franchise's board of directors. The announcement, expected for several days, was made by Pirate President Carl Barger, who reportedly was battling with Thrift for control of the team.
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March 14, 1991
General Manager Larry Doughty of the Pittsburgh Pirates said if it was up to him, he'd whip out the Pirate checkbook and start signing key players Barry Bonds, Bobby Bonilla, Andy Van Slyke and Doug Drabek to long term deals. The Pirate purse strings are controlled by chairman of the board Doug Danforth, club president Carl Barger and the team's board of directors. Doughty has talked with Barger about the matter.
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