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MLB Official Info

MLB Executives

John McHale Jr.
Executive Vice President, Administration &
Chief Information Officer
John McHale

John McHale Jr. was named Major League Baseball Executive Vice President of Administration on March 7, 2002, overseeing the administrative functions of the MLB's Central Office. He was given the additional title of Chief Information Officer before the 2008 season. In June 2010, McHale began to oversee all of MLB's baseball operations on an interim basis.

McHale joined the Tampa Bay Devil Rays in 2001 as the team's Chief Operating Officer. Prior to that, he was the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Detroit Tigers for six years and the Executive Vice President of Baseball Operations of the Colorado Rockies for more than three years.

A 1971 graduate of the University of Notre Dame, McHale received law degrees from Boston College Law School in 1975 and the Georgetown University Law Center in 1982. While at Notre Dame, he played defensive end and linebacker on the football team. McHale and his wife, Sally, have three children, Duncan, William and Frances.