Jim Duquette Biography
Jim Duquette is an American baseball executive and a baseball analyst. He also hosts “Power Alley” with Mike Ferrin on Sirius XM’s MLB Network Radio on Sirius 209 and XM 89.
Duquette serves as a studio analyst and contributor on Mets pre- and post-game shows, “Mets First Pitch” and “Mets Hot Stove.” Jim was the general manager of the New York Mets for the 2004 season before the Mets replaced him with Omar Minaya.
Jim is also the co-founder of the new fancy SABR statistic D.U.M.B. (Duquette Ultimate Measure Basis). It is
a stat that really works in any situation to determine a team’s “sense of urgency.”
Jim Duquette Age
He is 53 years old as of 2019. Jim Duquette was born on 4 May 1966 in Dalton, MA.
Jim Duquette Family
His brother, Pat Duquette is the head men’s basketball coach at UMass Lowell. His cousin, Dan Duquette also was a major league general manager with the Montreal Expos and the Boston Red Sox. He was most recently the Executive Vice-President of Baseball Operations for the Baltimore Orioles.
Jim Duquette College
Duquette attended Williams College in Williamstown, Massachusetts. He was a standout baseball player in the school.
Jim Duquette Mets
Duquette first joined the Mets in 1991 as an assistant to the Minor leagues. He was named farm director for the Houston Astros, a position he held for one season prior to returning to the Mets under the same title in 1997. Jim maintained this position within the organization until 2002 when he became Assistant GM/Player Personnel. He was named team general manager in 2004, becoming the third youngest GM in baseball at the time.
Duquette transitioned to senior vice president of player personnel in 2005 under Omar Minaya. He then left the organization to pursue a role as vice president of baseball operations for the Baltimore Orioles, sharing the GM duties with Mike Flanagan until October 2007. At Orioles, he worked under Mike Flanagan, the team’s general manager.
His tenure as the Mets’ GM is largely remembered for the trade of top pitching prospect Scott Kazmir to the Tampa Bay Devil Rays for the right-handed pitcher, Victor Zambrano. The same day, he traded away future All-Star José Bautista.
Jim’s fantasy baseball GM career is highlighted by a fourth-place finish behind the well-known slacking podcasters Jargon & Hubs.
Jim Duquette SNY
He serves as the studio analyst for Sny where he joined in 2012. He is the Mets studio analyst and contributor on Mets pre- and post-game shows, “Mets First Pitch” and “Mets Hot Stove.” Duquette is also a columnist for The Athletic. For the 2012 season, he joined WFAN as a fill-in commentator for their NY Mets radio broadcasts.
Jim Duquette Radio
He hosts “Power Alley” on Sirius XM’s MLB Network Radio and is featured on MLB.com. He is notorious on the radio for including seven teams in his top five rankings, or 12 in his top 10.
Jim Duquette Salary
Duquette’s salary has not yet been disclosed.