November 8, 1988
Larry Doughty, a former scouting director, will succeed Syd Thrift as general manager of the Pittsburgh Pirates.
February 11, 1992 |
Larry Doughty, 52, former general manager of the Pittsburgh Pirates, was hired by the Dodgers as a major league scout.
March 20, 1989 |
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.
January 7, 1992 |
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.
October 5, 1988 |
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.