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Trent Baalke

Former Fargo Shanley athletic director is named 49ers general manager

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Former Fargo Shanley High School athletic director Trent Baalke was promoted to general manager of the San Francisco 49ers on Tuesday night.


Now, let the coaching search begin.

Baalke was formally hired as the team's new GM, though he had largely been considered the front-runner for about a week. He will take on more responsibility from his most recent post as vice president of player personnel, including taking the lead on finding a new coach.

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