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How Many Mannys Are There?

Manny Ramirez for the Indians in 1998.

Manny Ramirez's selection as the Most Valuable Player in the 2004 World Series should serve as a feather in the cap for the folks who ran the Cleveland Indians' scouting and player development departments in 1991.<br><br> That's when the Tribe used its first-round pick to select Ramirez.

Danny O'Dowd, now the much-maligned general manager of the Colorado Rockies, was the player development director and oversaw the scouting department. Mickey White, who was later fired by O'Dowd, was the scouting director. Although O'Dowd, White and scout Joe Delucca, who signed Ramirez, are long gone, they will forever have a spot in Tribe history because they are the only ones in franchise... Recommended Stories

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