Edgar Frederick "Ned" Yost III (/ˈjoʊst/; born August 19, 1955) is a former Major League Baseball catcher and...

Yost, as a player, was used primarily as a backup catcher for the Brewers from 1980 to 1983 (which included the 1982 World Series), and then spent a year with the Texas...

He never had more than 242 at bats in a season. He ended his career with a .212 batting average, and .237 on-base percentage, in 605 at bats. He had a .982 fielding percentage (the league average was...

After a brief stint managing in the minors, Yost joined the Atlanta Braves organization. He was the Braves' bullpen coach from 1991 to 1998 and earned a ring as a...

On October 29, 2002, Yost was named the Brewers manager, succeeding Jerry Royster. National League manager Tony La Russa named Yost to be part...

Yost's tenure oversaw a revitalization of the Brewers franchise, leading them from losing records to championship...

Yost was fired on September 15, 2008, after a two-week skid by the Brewers. Third-base coach Dale Sveum was named as his interim replacement...

On May 13, 2010, Yost was named manager of the Kansas City Royals, replacing Trey Hillman. On...

Yost's managing came under fire late in 2007. During the 2007 season, the Brewers held an 8-1/2 game division lead over the Cubs by June 23 but failed to hold on to...

He was released as manager on September 15, 2008, after being swept by the Philadelphia Phillies in a four game series. The sweep resulted in the loss of a four game wild card...

His son, Ned Yost IV, is a coach in the Brewers' farm system. He is the hitting coach for the Brevard County Manatees, Class A Advanced minor league team. He played first base for the Class-A Brevard County...

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