Ned Colletti to Discuss New Book at Pepperdine University
Ned Colletti, former general manager of the Los Angeles Dodgers and executive in residence in sport administration at Seaver College, will discuss his new book, The Big Chair: The Smooth Hops and Bad Bounces from the Inside World of the Acclaimed Los Angeles Dodgers General Manager, in the Surfboard Room at Payson Library in Malibu on Monday, November 6, at 5 PM.
At this exclusive event for the Pepperdine community, Colletti will engage in a question and answer session about the book with Alicia Jessop, assistant professor of sports administration at Seaver College. The session will be followed by a book signing and reception.
Colletti was the general manager of the Los Angeles Dodgers from 2006 to 2014. Before working with the Dodgers, he served as the assistant general manager of the San Francisco Giants, after getting his start with the Chicago Cubs. Colletti currently appears as a baseball analyst on Spectrum SportsNet LA. During the last 20-plus seasons, Colletti has helped or assembled teams that have compiled a 1866-1493 record (373 games above .500), won 90 or more games 12 times, and qualified for the postseason 12 times, with four other eliminations on the last or next-to-last day of the season.
In his role as the executive in residence in sport administration at Seaver College, Colletti teaches courses such as The General Manager and Sport Communication and Media.
This event is cohosted by Payson Library and the Pepperdine Student Business Association.
For additional information, visit the Events page on the Pepperdine University website.