Advertisement

Longtime baseball pro scout Gary Hughes dies at 79

 The roof sits open as seen from left field at Globe Life Field, the newly-built home of the Texas Rangers, in Arlington, Texas, Wednesday, May 20, 2020. (Source: AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez/AP)
The roof sits open as seen from left field at Globe Life Field, the newly-built home of the Texas Rangers, in Arlington, Texas, Wednesday, May 20, 2020. (Source: AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez/AP) (WTVG)
Published: Sep. 19, 2020 at 9:23 PM EDT
Email this link
Share on Pinterest
Share on LinkedIn

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Gary Hughes, a beloved baseball scout for numerous organizations during a 54-year career, has died in Northern California after a battle with cancer. He was 79.

Hughes was a regular at Bay Area ballparks in recent years working for the Red Sox and Arizona, The Diamondbacks announced his death in a statement. Commissioner Rob Manfred called Hughes “the quintessential baseball man.” Hughes had lived for years in the scenic coastal city of Santa Cruz.

Copyright 2020 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.

Latest News

Latest News