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Kansas City Royals Manager

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Ned Yost Biography

Royals Managerial Career Was named the 16th full-time manager in Kansas City Royals history on May 13, 2010...signed a two-year extension with an option year on July 31, 2010...Royals exercised the option for 2013 on February 14, 2012 ... The Royals have posted a 126-163 (.436) record since he took the reins.

Pre-Royals Managerial Career Managed the Milwaukee Brewers from 2003 before being relieved of his duties on September 15, 2008...compiled a 457-502 mark as the Brewers skipper...named as the Milwaukee manager on October 29, 2002 ... Turned the Brewers around after going 68-94 in his first season in 2003...steadily increased the win total and led the club to a 83-79 record and a second-place finish in the N.L. Central in 2007, marking Milwaukee¡¦s first winning season since 1992 ... The Brewers were 83-67 in 2008 when he was dismissed and on their way to winning the N.L. Wild Card, the Brewers first playoff appearance since their World Series campaign in 1982, when Ned was a catcher on the club ... Was a member of Tony La Russa¡¦s 2005 National League All-Star coaching staff.

Coaching Career Prior to his managerial time with the Brewers, Yost spent 12 seasons on the Major League staff of the Atlanta Braves from 1991-2002...the Braves won their division in each of Yost¡¦s seasons on the staff with the exception of the strike-shortened 1994 campaign ... Yost served future Hall of Fame manager Bobby Cox as the bullpen coach from 1991-1998 and then as the third base coach from 1999-2002 ... Joined the Braves organization after retiring as a player following the 1987 season...he managed for three seasons in the Atlanta system at Class A Sumter in the South Atlantic League, accumulating a 197-223 (.469) record.

Playing Career Selected by the New York Mets in the first round (7th overall) in the secondary phase of the June 1974 draft...he was originally selected by the Montreal Expos in the second round of the January 1974 draft, but did not sign ... Was acquired by the Milwaukee Brewers from the Mets organization in the 1977 Rule 5 draft ... A catcher, he played for part of six seasons in the Majors with the Brewers (1980-83), Rangers (1984) and Expos (1985), batting .212 with 15 doubles, 4 triples, 16 home runs, 64 RBI and 54 runs in 219 games ... Was a member of the 1982 American League Champion Milwaukee Brewers, appearing in one game of the World Series against the Cardinals and walking in his only plate appearance ... Traded by the Brewers with LHP Dan Scarpetta on December 8, 1983 to the Rangers for catcher Jim Sundberg.

Miscellaneous Notes Yost and his wife, Deborah, have four children: daughter, Jenny, and three sons, Ned IV, Josh and Andrew... Ned IV is currently a minor league coach in the Brewers system after playing in the minors for three seasons while Josh is a freestyle motocross professional ... His father, Ned, was an All-American football player at Santa Rosa Junior College in California ... Graduated from Dublin (Calif.) High in 1972 before playing baseball at Chabot Junior College in Hayward, Calif ... Was inducted into the Central Wisconsin Baseball Hall of Fame in 2004 and earned the 'Nice Guy Award' at the 2005 Red Smith Sports Award Banquet in Appleton, Wisc ... Wears uniform number 3 as a tribute to his close friend, the late Dale Earnhardt.

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Ned Yost Biography

Royals Managerial Career Was named the 16th full-time manager in Kansas City Royals history on May 13, 2010...signed a two-year extension with an option year on July 31, 2010...Royals exercised the option for 2013 on February 14, 2012 ... The Royals have posted a 126-163 (.436) record since he took the reins.

Pre-Royals Managerial Career Managed the Milwaukee Brewers from 2003 before being relieved of his duties on September 15, 2008...compiled a 457-502 mark as the Brewers skipper...named as the Milwaukee manager on October 29, 2002 ... Turned the Brewers around after going 68-94 in his first season in 2003...steadily increased the win total and led the club to a 83-79 record and a second-place finish in the N.L. Central in 2007, marking Milwaukee¡¦s first winning season since 1992 ... The Brewers were 83-67 in 2008 when he was dismissed and on their way to winning the N.L. Wild Card, the Brewers first playoff appearance since their World Series campaign in 1982, when Ned was a catcher on the club ... Was a member of Tony La Russa¡¦s 2005 National League All-Star coaching staff.

Coaching Career Prior to his managerial time with the Brewers, Yost spent 12 seasons on the Major League staff of the Atlanta Braves from 1991-2002...the Braves won their division in each of Yost¡¦s seasons on the staff with the exception of the strike-shortened 1994 campaign ... Yost served future Hall of Fame manager Bobby Cox as the bullpen coach from 1991-1998 and then as the third base coach from 1999-2002 ... Joined the Braves organization after retiring as a player following the 1987 season...he managed for three seasons in the Atlanta system at Class A Sumter in the South Atlantic League, accumulating a 197-223 (.469) record.

Playing Career Selected by the New York Mets in the first round (7th overall) in the secondary phase of the June 1974 draft...he was originally selected by the Montreal Expos in the second round of the January 1974 draft, but did not sign ... Was acquired by the Milwaukee Brewers from the Mets organization in the 1977 Rule 5 draft ... A catcher, he played for part of six seasons in the Majors with the Brewers (1980-83), Rangers (1984) and Expos (1985), batting .212 with 15 doubles, 4 triples, 16 home runs, 64 RBI and 54 runs in 219 games ... Was a member of the 1982 American League Champion Milwaukee Brewers, appearing in one game of the World Series against the Cardinals and walking in his only plate appearance ... Traded by the Brewers with LHP Dan Scarpetta on December 8, 1983 to the Rangers for catcher Jim Sundberg.

Miscellaneous Notes Yost and his wife, Deborah, have four children: daughter, Jenny, and three sons, Ned IV, Josh and Andrew... Ned IV is currently a minor league coach in the Brewers system after playing in the minors for three seasons while Josh is a freestyle motocross professional ... His father, Ned, was an All-American football player at Santa Rosa Junior College in California ... Graduated from Dublin (Calif.) High in 1972 before playing baseball at Chabot Junior College in Hayward, Calif ... Was inducted into the Central Wisconsin Baseball Hall of Fame in 2004 and earned the 'Nice Guy Award' at the 2005 Red Smith Sports Award Banquet in Appleton, Wisc ... Wears uniform number 3 as a tribute to his close friend, the late Dale Earnhardt.

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    Booking fees for Ned Yost, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Ned Yost, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Ned Yost?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Ned Yost for clients worldwide for more than 20 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Ned Yost for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Ned Yost or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Ned Yost or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

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