Dan Fabian, Director of Baseball Operations
Dan Fabian begins his 27th season with the White Sox, 20th in the baseball department and first as senior director of baseball operations.
Fabian oversees the daily operation of the professional scouting effort, including scheduling, communications and the development of the White Sox Scouting Portal, which features both amateur and pro scouting reports, statistical information and video clips The portal is used extensively by General Manager Ken Williams and Assistant General Manager Rick Hahn in analyzing potential major league roster moves, trades and waiver claims. He also oversees the club's video coaching efforts, processing of advance scouting reports and general statistical research for the baseball department.
Fabian worked the 1986-88 seasons as an intern in the White Sox public relations department before serving as the club's broadcast coordinator for two seasons (1989-90). He then spent two seasons as the manager of community relations (1991-92) before moving to the baseball department, where he worked as a scouting and player development administrator from 1993-96.
Prior to his most recent promotion, Fabian was the assistant director of scouting/minor-league operations from 1996-2000, director of baseball operations systems from 2001-06 and director of baseball operations from 2007-11.
Fabian represented the White Sox on "Baseball IQ," the MLB Network trivia show which was taped in January 2012, to raise money for Chicago White Sox Charities.
Fabian, a native of Park Ridge, Ill., graduated from Maine South High School in 1984 and from the University of Notre Dame in 1988. He spent four years as a student assistant in the Notre Dame sports information office. Fabian's father, Dan, is a former general manager of WGN Radio. Fabian and his wife, Nina, reside in Naperville, Ill.
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