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Kevin Jenks

General Manager/Tournament Director

Hometown: Garden Plain, Kansas

College: Dodge City CC — AA; Fort Hays State University, Communications – Broadcasting — BA

Debut: November 2013

Walk-Up Song: “Hurts So Good” — John Cougar Mellencamp

Bio: Kevin Jenks serves as the General Manager of NBC Baseball Foundation and Tournament Director for the NBC World Series. The soft-throwing righty has worked in sports, to some capacity, his entire career. A lifelong fan of the NBC World Series, his career knuckleballed to the NBC in 2013.


Jason Ybarra

Director of Operations

Hometown: Wellington, Kansas

College: Cowley CC — AA; Wichita State University, Sport Management — BA

Debut: February 2015

Walk-Up Song: “March of Pigs” — Nine Inch Nails

Bio: Jason Ybarra serves as the Director of Operations for the NBC World Series. The short and stocky right hander has tried to play every sport, but was never gifted an ounce of athletic talent. His passion was making everyone upset at sporting event as a sports referee, and has been known to make at least 51 percent of the fans remember that one bad call.



Shae Ware

Washburn University

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