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Posted: Thursday September 23, 2010 1:29PM ; Updated: Thursday September 23, 2010 1:34PM

Kasten resigns from Nationals

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Stan Kasten did not give a reason for resigning as Washington's president

He joined the team in 2006 following a long and successful stint in Atlanta

By Jon Heyman, SI.com

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Stan Kasten
Stan Kasten was formerly the general manager of the NBA's Atlanta Hawks and at the time the youngest GM in NBA history.
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Washington Nationals president Stan Kasten resigned Thursday, according to sources. There was no immediate reason given for his resignation. He will remain through the end of the season.

Kasten, 58, had been the Nationals' president since 2006 and prior to that he was president of the Atlanta Braves. Kasten was one of the key architects of the Braves' run of success that resulted in 14 consecutive division titles and the 1995 World Series championship.

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