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Rubén Amaro, Jr. (born February 12, 1965) is the general manager of the Philadelphia Phillies.

He is also a former Major League Baseball outfielder who played from 1991 to 1998. He is the son of former infielder Rubén Amaro, Sr.. He was named general manager of the Phillies on November 3, 2008, succeeding Pat Gillick.

Born and raised in the Rhawnhurst section of Northeast Philadelphia, Amaro was a batboy for the Phillies from 1980–83 when his father, Rubén Sr., a former Gold Glove shortstop with the club, was the first base coach. The Amaros are the only father-son combination to ever play for the Phillies.

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