Happy Reds birthday, Jerry Narron!
January 15, 1956
Jerry Narron managed the Cincinnati Reds from 2005 through 2007; the team was 157-179 under his tenure. He previously managed the Texas Rangers followed his playing career with the Yankees, Mariners, and Angels. As a rookie, he was the backup to Thurman Munson in 1979, and was the starting catcher the day after Munson’s passing. During pregame ceremonies, Narron remained in the dugout, leaving the position behind the plate empty.