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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
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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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
Beckett and the Marlins beat the Yankees, win series

...thinking that made McKeon so successful this season - the Marlins were 19-29 shortly after he took over for the fired Jeff Torborg in mid-May, and headed toward a last-place finish before he took them to the title. "Nobody gave us a chance...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/10/26/bas_398461.shtml
Baseball
Marlins advance to World Series

...Series. That seemed farfetched when the Marlins were 19-29 back in late May, but McKeon, who had replaced the fired Jeff Torborg earlier in the month, somehow steered them this far. "I told them the first meeting that if they worked hard, they'd...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/10/16/bas_397279.shtml
Baseball
A capsule look at the Marlins-Cubs NLCS

...At 72, manager Jack McKeon made a lot of good moves in his first playoff series. He took over on May 11 after Jeff Torborg was fired; the Marlins were 19-29 when they took off, and had the best record in the majors after May 23...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/10/07/bas_394714.shtml
Baseball
Bonds makes another go at World Series ring

...Marlins just took a different route getting here - the Giants led their division from day one. McKeon took over when Jeff Torborg was fired May 11 and the Marlins are only the ninth team to come from at least 10 games below .500 and reach the postseason...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/09/30/bas_392421.shtml
Baseball
A capsule look at the Marlins-Giants playoff series

...Eyre (2-1, 3.32, 1). Matchups San Francisco swept three games at Florida in May - right before Marlins manager Jeff Torborg was fired and replaced by Jack McKeon - and won two of three at Pacific Bell Park in August. ... The Marlins are...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/09/30/bas_392423.shtml
Baseball
Come-from-behind Marlins lead wild card race

...The only team to do it since 1989 was the 2001 Oakland A's. The Marlins were 16-22 when Jack McKeon replaced Jeff Torborg as manager on May 11. Tuesday's victory left them 49-32 under McKeon. "It has been a great uphill climb, but...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/08/14/bas_384226.shtml
Baseball
Lopez breaks slump with slam

...rapid succession, he walked Matt Franco, then offered a free pass to Marcus Giles, forcing in a run. Marlins manager Jeff Torborg summoned reliever Graeme Lloyd, a choice he soon regretted. Lloyd gave up a run-scoring single to Sheffield, then...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/09/16/bra_352858.shtml
Braves