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Extra Innings Foundation, Board of Directors

  1. 1. MeetourBoard of DirectorsExtra Innings Foundationextrainningsfoundation.org
  2. 2. Jerry Hairston, Jr. • Co-Founder and Board Chair • Player, Los Angeles Dodgers • 3rd Generation MLB Player • Grandson of Sam Hairston • Son of Jerry Hairston, Sr. • Brother to Scott Hairston (Mets) • Versatile player • Brings positive energy and strong leadership skills to the team • Puts into daily practice his grandfather Sam’s three success strategies including staying focused, improving every day, and not taking anything for granted
  3. 3. Dusty Baker • Cincinnati Reds Manager • Played on the Atlanta Braves, Los Angeles Dodgers, San Francisco Giants, and the Oakland Athletics. • Three World Series with the Dodgers and beat the New York Yankees in 1981 to win the World Championship. • Member of the United States Marine Corps Reserves from 1969 to 1975. • In his first year as the Giants’ manager, he won the National League Manager of the Year award. His Giants went on to win division titles in 1997 and again in 2000; he also earned Manager of the Year honors in both of those years.
  4. 4. Jim Braden • Athletic Director, Dysart Unified School District, Surprise, Arizona • Over 35 years as a teacher and administrator • Arizona Interscholastic Association 3A Athletic Director of the Year, National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association and National Federation of High Schools Citation Award Recipient, and Arizona Interscholastic Administrators Association Administrator of the Year • Born in San Francisco and raised in northern California • The family resides in Phoenix, Arizona
  5. 5. Eric Farris • Player, Nashville Sounds (Triple-A Brewers) • Creator, Extra Innings Foundation Insider’s Advantage Program • 4th Round draft pick in 2007 out of Loyola Marymount • Led the AZ 2010 Surprise Rafters AZ Fall League .351 batting average • Strong leader who brings talent and positive attitude to the team • Graduate of Hamilton High School, Phoenix, AZ
  6. 6. Mike Guerrero • Manager, Nashville Sounds (Triple-A Brewers) • Respected for his passion and dedication to the game by many of his teammates, colleagues, and friends. • "I only know one way to play the game, and its 100 percent,” says Mike • Manager of the 2010 Arizona Fall League’s Surprise Rafters baseball team • Resides with his wife and two sons in Florida
  7. 7. Dan Merklinger • Pitcher, Huntsville Stars (Double-A Brewers) • Sixth round draft choice in 2007 out of Seton Hall University • Scholar-athlete who made the Big East all-academic team • Has a killer curveball • Played for the Surprise Rafters in the 2010 AZ Fall League • Recently moved to Arizona
  8. 8. Dr. Lynn Miller • Co-Founder and Executive Director • Clinical Assistant Professor, Arizona State University • Former middle school classroom teacher, and elementary school assistant principal and principal • Presented at the 24th Cooperstown Symposium • Resides in Surprise, Arizona with her husband, Steve, and daughter, Stephanie
  9. 9. Stephanie Miller • Community Relations Coordinator, Arizona Rattlers • Student at Arizona State University where she majors in business communications • Interned with the Phoenix Suns • Served on the “Baseball in the Classroom: Strategies and Tactics, An Open Forum Discussion” at the 24th Cooperstown Symposium • Played varsity volleyball in high school • Was a student in the International Baccalaureate program
  10. 10. Ron Washington • Manager, Texas Rangers since 2007 • Signed by the Kansas City Royals on July 17, 1970. • In 2010, Washingtons Rangers advanced to their first World Series in franchise history. • Third African-American to manage a team into a World Series, joining Cito Gaston, and fellow Extra Innings Foundation Board Member Dusty Baker, who managed the San Francisco Giants into the 2002 World Series • Ron lives with his wife, Jeri, in New Orleans
  11. 11. The End For more information Visit our website @ www.extrainningsfoundation.org Find us on FacebookFollow us on Twitter @Extra_Innings