Pirates Part Ways With President Frank Coonelly
As the Pirates continue to overhaul their team, another member of Pittsburgh's management team has bitten the dust.
The Pirates officially parted ways with team president Frank Coonelly in a mutual agreement.
Coonelly took over as team president after the 2007 season. Before that, he had served in the MLB commissioner's office as a lawyer who settled arbitration hearings and dealt with collective bargaining agreements in conjunction with the Major League Baseball Players Association.
With massive turnover within their branch of operations, the Pirates may be heading to an even darker period in team history. After letting go of longtime manager Clint Hurdle the day before the final game of the 2019 regular season, the Pirates have yet to hire a new manager, although that matter should be resolved soon enough.
Heading into an offseason of complete uncertainty, whoever the next team president is will have a heck of a rebuilding process to undergo along with general manager Neal Huntington, who himself can count on being on the hot seat next season.
The Pittsburgh Pirates announced Wednesday that team president Frank Coonelly is stepping down from his position. Coonelly will vacate the role he has held since 2007. He was appointed to the position by owner Bob Nutting,
The Pittsburgh Pirates have parted ways with longtime team president Frank Coonelly, who said that "change was necessary" after the team's second-half swoon this season. The Pirates announced the decision Wednesday, saying that Coonelly's replacement will
Bob Nutting has, indeed, begun firing everyone. And good for him. At 10:37 a.m. Wednesday, the Pirates officially announced that the team and Frank Coonelly "agreed to part ways," confirming my exclusive reporting the previous day in
PITTSBURGH (AP) - Frank Coonelly's 12-year run as president of the Pittsburgh Pirates is over after another losing season. The club announced Wednesday that it is parting ways with Coonelly effective immediately. The team said Coonelly's
The Pittsburgh Pirates, in what they are calling a "leadership transition," have fired team president Frank Coonelly. It is being cast as a mutual parting, with both the team and Coonelly issuing
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The Pirates and Frank Coonelly have mutually agreed to part ways, according to Jason Mackey of the Post-Gazette and confirmed by multiple other reports. Editor's Note: My First Pitch article was running long today.
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