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Former Dodger Buzzie Bavasi Dies At 93

Former Dodger great passes away in San Diego...

 

 

 

Emil Joseph "Buzzie" Bavasi has passed away at the age of 93 years old in San Diego, CA, of natural causes after a short illness. One of the game's most likable and respected figures, he earned a reputation of a hard-working, loyal, effective general manager and owner. Bavasi spent 44 years in organized baseball including 34 in the Major Leagues. He got his start in 1939 as the traveling secretary and publicity director for the Brooklyn Dodgers. He served various roles in the Dodgers front office, before being promoted to the position of general manager before the 1951 season.

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