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Eric Michael Wedge is the current manager of the Cleveland Indians of Major League Baseball's American League Central Division. He attended Northrop High School in Fort Wayne and played on the school's state champion baseball team in 1983. He won the AL Manager of the year award in 2007. As a player, he led the Wichita State University Shockers to the 1989 College World Series championship. He was drafted by the Boston Red Sox that same year, played nine minor league seasons in the Red Sox, Colorado Rockies, Detroit Tigers and Philadelphia Phillies organizations and played briefly for the Red Sox and the Rockies . After managing in the Indians' minor league system from 1998 through 2002, he was named manager of the Indians in October 2002 and became the youngest manager since 1985 in the Major Leagues at 35 years, 64 days old on opening day 2003.