Theo Epstein is the President of Baseball Operations for the Chicago Cubs. In 2002, he became the youngest GM in the history of Major League Baseball when the Boston Red Sox hired him at the age of 28. In 2004, he was general manager of the club that won the first World Series championship by the Red Sox in 86 years and was in the position when the team won another championship in the 2007 season. On October 21, 2011 he resigned from his job in Boston to become President of Baseball Operations for the Chicago Cubs.
Epstein attended Yale University. He served as sports editor of the Yale Daily News, and graduated in 1995 with a degree in American Studies. Eventually he took a job in the public relations department of the San Diego Padres where he worked closely with Larry Lucchino; soon Epstein became the team's Director of Baseball Operations. While working for the Padres, he studied full-time at the University of San Diego School of Law, where he earned a Juris Doctor degree.
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