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Recent hires of post-retirement age managers in baseball have worked out

...JACK MCKEON: He was playing with his grandkids at home in North Carolina when the Marlins came calling after firing Jeff Torborg in May 2003. At 72, Trader Jack became the third-oldest manager ever. McKeon guided Florida to a wild-card spot...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-11-04/recent-hires-post-retire
Miami names its GM as its new manager

...will be delegated to others in the front office.The Marlins had the same 16-22 record in May 2003 when Loria fired Jeff Torborg as manager. Replacement Jack McKeon led a turnaround that resulted in an improbable run to the World Series title...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-05-18/miami-names-its-gm-its-n
Overtime

...the play-by-play man for an 80-game schedule, including 55 for SportSouth. The duo replaces Bob Rathbun and Jeff Torborg. Separate from his deal with Fox, Simpson will work in the TBS booth with Chip Caray for 50 games. - Sammy Sosa has...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/12/22/oth_109580.shtml
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McKeon to return as Marlins manager next year

...said McKeon, who refused to formally announce his intentions during the season. McKeon, 72, took over when manager Jeff Torborg was fired in May and engineered the Marlins' turnaround from last place team to World Series champions. Under McKeon...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/10/29/bas_398766.shtml
Baseball
Braves (ss) 9, Marlins (ss) 5

...10-for-14. Franco will split first-base duties with Wes Helms this season. "He can hit," Marlins manager Jeff Torborg said. "Penny made some mistakes against him out over the plate, and he smoked them. He's been a good hitter for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/03/14/bra_338455.shtml
Braves
Parades, rallies close book on Marlins' championship season

...Jack is coming back," Loria said. "The bad news is there's no bad news." McKeon, 72, took over when manager Jeff Torborg was fired in May and engineered the Marlins' turnaround from last place team to World Series champions. "I always...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/10/29/bas_398765.shtml
Baseball
Burnett loses in arbitration, settles for $2.5 million

...celebrating for private. "We are very happy the process is over, and we're ready to move on," he said. Manager Jeff Torborg offered Burnett some consolation, saying the right-hander will likely start on opening day for the first time. Last...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/02/20/bas_376196.shtml
Baseball
First place in May a first for Florida

...team built to contend all season. "I thought the first day of spring training that we could be special," manager Jeff Torborg said. "They've just reinforced that." What's surprising is that Florida has played its best baseball in the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/05/11/bas_344083.shtml
Baseball
Never a loss for words

...1999 and again as Florida's third base coach in 2003. His managerial influences include Tony La Russa, Bobby Cox, Jeff Torborg and Jack McKeon. His style is mainly his own, relying sometimes on his feeling for a certain situation, rather than...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/10/12/bas_11565.shtml
Baseball
McKeon, Pena win Manager of Year votes

...to do it as long as I'm healthy enough and feel it's still enjoyable." Florida was 16-22 when McKeon replaced Jeff Torborg on May 11. The Marlins dropped to 10 games under .500 on May 22, then rebounded to finish 91-71 and win the NL...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/11/13/bas_391111.shtml
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