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Mets | Wally Backman offered same job

Sat, 04 Oct 2014 05:08:28 -0700

The New York Mets have asked Triple-A Las Vegas manager Wally Backman to return to his job next season, but it is not known if Backman will remain with the organization, according to a source.

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Mets | Wally Backman won't join team

Mon, 29 Sep 2014 02:06:08 -0700

The New York Mets will not add Wally Backman to the coaching staff for the 2015 season.

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Mets | Manager open to Wally Backman joining team

Mon, 22 Sep 2014 12:22:26 -0700

New York Mets manager Terry Collins is believed to be in favor of adding Triple-A Las Vegas manager Wally Backman to the coaching staff if a spot opens up. General manager Sandy Alderson likely will make the decision on Backman and may have some reservations about adding to the coaching staff.

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Mets | May add Wally Backman as coach

Sat, 20 Sep 2014 00:47:34 -0700

Wally Backman, who managed the New York Mets' Triple-A team, is joining the parent club as a coach for the final nine games of the season, and there is some speculation he may become a big league coach in 2015.

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Mets | Wally Backman to return as Triple-A manager

Sun, 20 Oct 2013 11:11:51 -0700

Wally Backman, who served as the manager of the New York Mets' Triple-A Las Vegas farm team last season, is expected to return to the organization in the same role next year, according to a baseball insider. No other organizations have asked to speak with Backman regarding a managerial or coaching vacancy.

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Mets | Wally Backman changes number to honor Gary Carter

Fri, 17 Feb 2012 20:48:48 -0800

Triple-A Buffalo manager Wally Backman announced Saturday, Feb. 18, that he will change his number to '8' this season to honor the late Hall of Famer and former New York Mets teammate Gary Carter.

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Mets | Wally Backman tabbed as Triple-A manager

Thu, 17 Nov 2011 22:53:26 -0800

The New York Mets hired Wally Backman as the manager of their Triple-A affiliate in Buffalo Thursday, Nov. 17. He has nine seasons of managerial experience, and two with the Mets organization.

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Mets | Wally Backman agrees to manage Triple-A farm team

Sun, 06 Nov 2011 11:14:15 -0800

Wally Backman has agreed to manage Triple-A Buffalo in the New York Mets' organization for the 2012 season, in the hopes that he will be next in line to become the manager of the parent club if Terry Collins leaves. Backman had been offered a job on the coaching staff of the Washington Nationals by manager Davey Johnson.

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Nationals | Wally Backman could come aboard

Tue, 11 Oct 2011 05:47:09 -0700

The Washington Nationals may hire New York Mets Triple-A Buffalo manager Wally Backman as a major league coach.

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Mets | Mookie Wilson done for season

Mon, 26 Sep 2011 06:13:04 -0700

New York Mets first base coach Mookie Wilson left the team for the remainder of the season following the death of his sister. Wally Backman is coaching in his place.

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