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Roland Hemond (born October 26, 1929 in Central Falls, Rhode Island) is a longtime executive in Major League Baseball who recently returned to the Arizona Diamondbacks as Special Assistant to the President, Derrick Hall. His previous positions include: Scouting Director of the California Angels (1961–1970), General Manager of the Chicago White Sox (1970–85), Baltimore Orioles (1988–95), Senior Executive Vice President of the Arizona Diamondbacks (1996–2000), and Executive Advisor to the General Manager of the White Sox (2001–2007).

Hemond is a two-time winner of Major League Baseball's "Executive of the Year" award. He is also credited with the original idea for the Arizona Fall League, an off-season developmental league owned and operated by Major League Baseball, featuring the top prospects from each of the MLB teams, with all games played in the spring training stadiums in and around Phoenix, Arizona.

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Preceded by
Stuart Holcomb
Chicago White Sox General Manager
Succeeded by
Ken Harrelson
Preceded by
Hank Peters
Baltimore Orioles General Manager
Succeeded by
Pat Gillick
Preceded by
Cedric Tallis
Fred Claire
Sporting News MLB Executive of the Year
Succeeded by
Bob Howsam
Bob Quinn


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