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Alex Cora    

Former Manager of MLB's Boston Red Sox & the American League; Former Professional Baseball Player

José Alexander Cora is a Puerto Rican professional baseball manager and former infielder. Until January 2020, when he was implicated in the sport's sign-stealing scandal, Cora served as the manager for the Boston Red Sox of Major League Baseball. Cora led the team to the 2018 World Series championship in his first season as a manager, becoming the fifth manager to do so in MLB history and the first as a Puerto Rican manager.

Cora played college baseball at the University of Miami before playing in MLB for the Los Angeles Dodgers, Cleveland Indians, Boston Red Sox, New York Mets, Texas Rangers, and Washington Nationals from 1998 through 2011. Cora was a baseball analyst for ESPN before becoming a coach and manager.

Cora has won 3 World Series as a manager (2018 Red Sox), bench coach (2017 Astros), and a player (2007 Red Sox). He is 1 of 4 individuals to win a World Series with the Red Sox as both a manager and a player. Cora is the 2nd Puerto Rican-born manager in MLB history.

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