Other Positions the Astros Considered

So the Astros hired this fella, Sig Mejdal, to be the club’s “Director of Decision Sciences.” I hear what you’re probably saying to yourself. “Isn’t that a made-up title?” In a way, yes it is. That may or may not have you asking, “So what other titles were considered?”

Well you’re in luck. I’ve procured a copy of the different titles the Astros were prepared to hand out had this not worked out. Take a gander.

┬áDirector of…..Sciences? Yes, just plain Sciences.

 Director of Lawn and Blog Management

Director of Follicular Development and Cultivation

Director of Pizza Parties

Director of Prayer and Missions.

Selig’s Assistant*

Director of Video

H.R. Department

Director of Just Because

Director of Ejection, Dejection, Rejection, and Country Music Selection

Director of Michael Young Department


Director of Social Media

Director of Transportation

Director of Exercise Sciences


With all these names in mind, and the whispers that Shep Trumbo and Gil Thorpe were in the mix to be added to the PR department, it’s not hard to see that there was some pretty stiff competition. Props to you, Mr. Mejdal.

* Two co-positions was deemed not financially viable.

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In addition to Rotographs, Warne writes about the Minnesota Twins for The Athletic and is a sportswriter for Sportradar U.S. in downtown Minneapolis. Follow him on Twitter @Brandon_Warne, or feel free to email him to do podcasts or for any old reason at brandon.r.warne@gmail-dot-com

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Mr. Observant

I see what just happened in this article – and I really liked it. Mr. Bagwell sure does love his meat…and so does Dayn.

Brandon Warne

Indeed. Your favor of a read and reply does not go unnoticed. Thank you.