Bart Braun Funeral, Service, Coffin, Obituary: Bart Braun, Rays scout and a longtime executive, died Friday, July 17, 2020. [Phillies], A key scout and executive of the Rays franchise in the first 18 years.
- Died: July 17, 2020, (64 Years)
- Details of death: Not Yet Confirmed
Braun joined the Phillies in October 2012. He spent the past 18 years with the Rays, working as a special assistant to the GM (1995-97), an assistant GM (1997-2005) and a special-assignment scout (2006-12). He also worked with the Braves (1991-95), Pirates (1984-91) and Tigers (1983), died suddenly Friday at his northern California home. He was 64.
Mr. Braun was one of the first two staff members hired by Devil Rays general manager Chuck LaMar in 1995, accompanying Scott Proefrock from Atlanta to start building the franchise. Mr. Braun left the Rays to join the Phillies in 2012 to be a special assistant.
Mr. Braun was known for his personal manner, tireless work ethic, enthusiasm for the game and tremendous scouting ability.
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