George Gedda and Manny Acta

Baseball author George Gedda (L) and former Cleveland Indians and Washington Nationals manager Manny Acta are shown at the SABR Auker-Seminick Chapter meeting on October 13, 2012, in St. Cloud, Florida. Gedda and Acta have been friends for the past five years, since both lived in Washington. (COURTESY OF ROD CABORN)