Paul Molitor Wins American League Manager Of The Year
Image courtesy of Kim Klement, USA TodayPaul Molitor received 18 of the 30 first-place votes for the Manager of the Year award including that of Twin Cities media member Pat Borzi. Star Tribune's Phil Miller voted for Terry Francona, who received 11 first-place votes.
Molitor becomes the Twins third AL Manager of the Year, joining Ron Gardenhire in 2010 and Tom Kelly in 1991.
Molitor also becomes just the second Hall of Fame player to win Manager of the Year.
Molitor was re-signed to a three-year contract extension that could keep him at the helm of the Twins through the 2020 season.
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