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List of famous general managers, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top general managers in the world? This includes the most prominent general managers, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable general managers is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic general managers were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned general managers.

This list below has a variety of people, like Bill Hunter and Albert Ballin, in it.

From reputable, prominent, and well known general managers to the lesser known general managers of today, these are some of the best professionals in the general manager field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous general managers ever?" and "What are the names of famous general managers?" then you're in the right place. (23 items)
Daryl Morey is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous General Managers
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Daryl Morey is an American sports executive. He is the current general manager of the Houston Rockets of the National Basketball Association. He was named Assistant General Manager on April 3, 2006 and succeeded Carroll Dawson as General Manager on May 10, 2007. Morey came to the Rockets after serving three years as SVP Operations for the Boston Celtics. While with the Celtics, basketball operations was a key part of his responsibilities, including the development of analytical methods and technology to enhance basketball decisions related to the draft, trades, free agency and advance scouting of opponents for the coaching staff. His hiring follows the recent Moneyball trend of adding more ...more on Wikipedia

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Manoj Saxena is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous General Managers
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Bill Hunter is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous General Managers
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William Dickenson Hunter, CM was a Canadian hockey player, general manager and coach. Hunter was involved in hockey, football, baseball, softball and curling but he is best known for founding the Western Hockey League, being a key player in the upstart World Hockey Association and for his efforts to bring professional hockey to previously overlooked Western Canadian cities, especially in Edmonton and in Saskatoon. ...more on Wikipedia

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Tommy Gorman is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous General Managers
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Thomas Patrick "T. P." Gorman was a founder of the National Hockey League, a winner of seven Stanley Cups as a general manager with four teams, and an Olympic gold medal-winning lacrosse player for Canada. ...more on Wikipedia

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