Former CDO and Arizona baseball player, Shelley Duncan, has been named the manager for the Diamondbacks double-A affiliate, the Jackson Generals.
Duncan, a Tucson native, was named to the position after just three years managing in the minors. He spent 2 season managing in short season, with the Hillsboro Hops. Before being promoted to Class-A advanced last season, for the Visalia Rawhide.
Duncan lead Canyon del Oro High School to the 1997 state baseball championship. He set Tucson records for home runs in a season (13) and career (27). He then became a first team All-American at Arizona, setting the school career home run record (55) that still stands. He played five years in the MLB, with the New York Yankees and Cleveland Indians. Shelley's dad, Dave Duncan, also played and managed in MLB.