Brian Cashman

NEW YORK-AUG 14: New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman attends the 10th Anniversary Joe Torre Safe At Home Foundation Gala at Pier 60, Chelsea Piers on January 24, 2013 in New York City. Photo by Debby Wong/

Birth Name: Brian McGuire Cashman

Place of Birth: Rockville Centre, New York, U.S.

Date of Birth: July 3, 1967

*87.5% Irish
*12.5% German

Brian Cashman is an American baseball executive. He has served as the General Manager and Senior Vice President of the New York Yankees of Major League Baseball, since 1998.

He is the son of Nancy and John Cashman. He was raised in Washingtonville, New York, and then Lexington, Kentucky. Brian has two children with his wife Mary.

Brian’s paternal grandfather was John Anthony Cashman (the son of John Crowley Cashman and Elizabeth Hickey). Brian’s grandfather John was born in New York. Brian’s great-grandfather John was born in County Waterford, Ireland, the son of John Cashman and Catherine Crowley. Elizabeth was the daughter of Irish parents, John Hickey, from County Limerick, and Ann Kennedy.

Brian’s paternal grandmother was named Eileen Cecelia McGuire (the daughter of Vincent Xavier McGuire and Julia). Eileen was born in New York.

Brian’s maternal grandfather was James Jennings Pratt (the son of James J. Pratt, Jr. and Bridget O’Rourke).

Brian’s maternal grandmother was Mary Elizabeth Staab (the daughter of Francis James Staab and Anastasia O’Neil).

Source: Genealogy of Brian’s father (focusing on his own father’s side) –

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