Laurila: How Sam Mondry-Cohen went from intern to Nationals’ Assistant GM

From SABR member David Laurila at FanGraphs on January 23, 2020:

Sam Mondry-Cohen was between his junior and senior years at the University of Pennsylvania when he first began working with the Washington Nationals. He’s come a long way since then. An unpaid intern for six week in the summer of 2009, Mondry-Cohen now holds the title of Assistant General Manager, Baseball Research & Development.

His initial front office experience was the epitome of humble. The Nationals didn’t even have an actual internship program at the time. As Mondry-Cohen explained it, “They were basically there to babysit me. I don’t know that anyone was really looking for any work product.”

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Originally published: January 24, 2020. Last Updated: January 24, 2020.