From SABR member David Laurila at FanGraphs on November 15, 2017:
Every Major League Baseball organization has players who fly below the radar. They add value — or are projected to do so in the future — yet are underappreciated, if not unnoticed, by the vast majority of fans. The same is true for coaches, and even some managers, particularly at the minor-league level. Other behind-the-scenes personnel, such as scouts, are largely invisible. Given their contributions, many of these people deserve more accolades than they get.
With that in mind, I asked a cross section of general managers and presidents of baseball operations if they could point to a person in their organization who stands out as being under the radar. With a nearly across-the-board caveat that it’s hard to name just one, all gave interesting answers.
Read the full article here: https://www.fangraphs.com/blogs/general-managers-view-who-flies-below-the-radar/
Originally published: November 15, 2017. Last Updated: November 15, 2017.