Berger, a 43-year-old native of Pittsburgh, has scouted for Montreal,
Houston and Colorado over the past ten seasons, spending each of the last
three years with the Rockies. Between 1993 and 1995, he coached in the Texas
minor league system, spending one season (1995) as the manager of the
Charleston Riverdogs, then the Class A affiliate of the Rangers in the South
Atlantic League. A former catcher, Berger was drafted in the fourth round of
the 1980 draft by his hometown Pittsburgh Pirates. He spent 13 seasons in the
minor leagues with Pittsburgh, Montreal and Texas. During that time he batted
.262 with 91 home runs and 458 RBI.
D'Aloia is making his return to baseball after serving previously as the
Chief Financial Officer for the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, based in
his home state of New Jersey. Born in Jersey City, the 47-year-old was a 33rd
round selection of the New York Yankees in the 1980 draft. He spent two
seasons as a player in the Yankees' minor league system before being named as
the Infield Instructor for the Yankees entry in the Gulf Coast League in 1982.