Monday, November 2, 2015

George Walden, Last Browns Front Office Staff

George F. Walden a lifetime member of the St. Louis Browns Historical Society, died Saturday, October 24, 2015 at age 87.
A professional baseball writer and scout, he was inducted into "The Midwest Professional Baseball Scouts Association Hall of Fame". George worked in the Browns front office where he wrote and distributed news releases for the Browns and their 12 farm clubs. He also served as the clubs statistician, yearbook editor, tryout camp and minor league spring training camp publicist. He is believed to have been the  last living member of the Browns front office.
George worked as Baseball Scout for the Kansas City (Oakland) A's, Cleveland Indians, Kansas City Royals, and the New York Mets. George scouted and was instrumental in signing Jason Isringhausen with the New York Mets. George leaves behind many friends and a loving family.

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