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Former Minnesota Twins baseball player and member of the 1987 and 1991 World Series teams will be the field manager for the team.

Beetles baseball: World Series champ will lead them - Al Newman new field manager

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If the new ownership group of the Alexandria Beetles franchise was looking to make a splash with the first field manager they hired, a good place to start is with a two-time World Series champion.

That's exactly what they did in convincing former Minnesota Twins player and third-base coach Al Newman to lead this team from the dugout in 2013.

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Eric Morken
Eric Morken is the sports and outdoor editor at the Echo Press and Osakis Review newspapers in Douglas County, MN. Follow him on Twitter at echo_sports.
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