JUPITER, Fla. • Former Cardinals center fielder and
beloved No. 51 Willie McGee has been hired by the organization as a
special assistant to the general manager, a move that makes McGee an
official member of the organization with duties that will involve
instructing in the minors.
McGee, 54, spent several weeks this spring with the club as an
instructor, coming to camp at the invitation of manager Mike Matheny.