Doug Mapson

Doug Mapson, enters his 36th year in professional baseball. He reports to John Barr and his primary duties are in the Amateur Scouting Department, with emphasis on scouting top domestic amateur players. During his storied career, he signed future Hall of Famer Greg Maddux. In 2013, Mapson was named West Coast Scout of the Year, which is presented annually at the Baseball Winter Meetings by the Scout of the Year program. In addition, in 2014 he was honored with the George Genovese Lifetime Achievement in Scouting Award, present each year by the Professional Baseball Scouts Foundation. The longtime scout, who is entering his 24th season with the Giants, has served as San Francisco’s national cross-checker for the past nine seasons after serving as a special assignment scout and western cross-checker for the first 10 years with the organization. Prior to joining San Francisco, he was with the Chicago Cubs for 11 years as an area scout and a west coast supervisor. He started his professional career as a part time scout for the Philadelphia Phillies after being the head coach at Palmdale (CA) High School for 10 years. The Carmel (CA) High School graduate played baseball at both Monterey Peninsula College and U.S. International University in San Diego. Mapson and his wife, Patricia, live in Chandler, AZ. He has three sons, Jeff, Jay and Dusty and three stepchildren, Vicki, Guy and Diane.

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