Theo Epstein


Theo Epstein

Age: 40

Occupation: President of baseball operations, Chicago Cubs

The Cubs were horrible in 2013 (66 wins, 96 losses), and Epstein’s most significant move—hiring a manager to develop a team stocked with raw talent—was widely perceived as a bust. The new manager, Rick Renteria, missed the introductory news conference due to a bad hip. The bloom is off the rose. Almost.

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