Kasten out as president of Braves, Hawks and Thrashers
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With Kasten leaving, Turner Broadcasting vice chairman Terry McGuirk will be expected to take over Kasten's role with the
The 51-year-old Kasten, the first person in pro sports history to hold the position of president of three different teams at the same time, just finished his 17th season as
Kasten had been president of the Hawks since April 1986 and president of the Thrashers since November 1999.
Kasten was actually introduced into pro sports management after meeting
Three years later, Kasten was tabbed as general manager of the Hawks and at 27 was the youngest GM in the history of the NBA.