Jonah Keri goes deep with Atlanta Braves General Manager John Coppolella about choosing a career in baseball operations over more lucrative options; the skills needed for those aspiring to careers in sports operations; making his way up through the Angels, Yankees, and Braves front offices; learning analytics; drafting; the ups and downs of the Braves; leading a losing team; managers; behind-the-scenes insight into the Jason Hayward-Shelby Miller trade; trying to time it so that your team is good in time for a new stadium; the future of the Braves; and Coppy’s Life Tip.
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