Chris Smith has a good profile of Mets general manager Omar Minaya in the latest issue of New York magazine. I don’t know whether or not Minaya is a good GM, but I like him:
In private conversation, the six-foot-tall Minaya leans forward, establishing an intimacy. Heís resolutely upbeat, flashing a broad smile, and instead of launching into monologues, he frequently stops and asks questions, appearing genuinely curious instead of slick.
…”When you grow up in New York, you go to it,” Minaya says. “You donít expect it to come to you. Maybe some of the tools we learn as New Yorkers