Mike Chernoff (baseball)

Mike Chernoff (baseball)

Mike Chernoff is an American baseball executive who serves as the general manager of the Cleveland Indians of Major League Baseball.

Chernoff attended Princeton University, where he played shortstop for the Princeton Tigers baseball team. He took an internship to work in the Indians' front office and remained with the team.[1] He served as the director of baseball relations, and was promoted to assistant general manager in Cleveland in October 2010.[2][3] In 2014, he declined an opportunity to interview for the general manager position with the San Diego Padres.[4] After the 2015 season, the Indians promoted Chris Antonetti from general manager to president of baseball operations, and Chernoff to general manager.[2]

Chernoff is from Livingston, New Jersey, and is Jewish. He and his wife, Sarah, have a son.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Chernoff steps up to the plate with the Indians". Cleveland Jewish News. Retrieved October 6, 2015. 
  2. ^ a b "Cleveland Indians promote Chris Antonetti, Mike Chernoff to new roles". ESPN.com. Retrieved October 6, 2015. 
  3. ^ "Cleveland Indians hire Derek Falvey, David Stearns as directors of baseball operations". cleveland.com. Retrieved October 6, 2015. 
  4. ^ "Assistant GM Mike Chernoff staying with Tribe: Cleveland Indians chatter". cleveland.com. Retrieved October 6, 2015.