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Ex-O's GM Hemond honored with O'Neil Award at Cooperstown
Ex-O's GM Hemond honored with O'Neil Award at Cooperstown

Roland Hemond never worked for George Steinbrenner, Walter O'Malley or Gussie Busch. He was never given unlimited resources to work with, but made up for it with a limitless imagination. Competing with less became one of his specialties. "Actually, you have to make it fun," Hemond said. "Certainly with Bill Veeck. He'd say, you know, 'We don't have any money, we'll think of something,' and sometimes we'd think of something at 2 in the morning. I'd say to Bill, 'I wonder why we didn't think of it earlier,' but we had fun." Hemond, who was the Orioles' general manager from 1988 to 1995, was given the Buck...

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