D-Backs didn't do financial, criminal background check
PHOENIX -- Arizona Diamondbacks manager Wally Backman will keep his new job despite revelations of two arrests and financial problems in his past.
"I've made a few mistakes in my life, and I think everybody has," Backman told The Associated Press on Tuesday night. "It's a matter of whether you learn from your mistakes and move on. That's what I'm doing."
The Diamondbacks were unaware of his problems until they
surfaced in a New York Times story on Tuesday. Backman ...
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