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Bragan featured in documentary
Bobby Bragan, player/manager for the Cats from 1948-1952 and Mr. Baseball in Fort Worth, is prominently featured in "Through a Cat's Eyes" a one-hour documentary on KERA Ch. 13 on Wednesday, May 6 at 10 p.m.

The documentary features tons of historic photos, vintage video and interviews from Bragan, Duke Snider, Sparky Anderson, Bob Schieffer and more.
 
Bragan joins Texas Sports Hall of Fame

Three years ago this month, Bobby Bragan was inducted into the Texas Sports Hall of Fame. On Feb. 15, 2006, Bragan joined Tim Brown, Augie Garrido, Emmitt Smith, Zina Garrison, James Segrest, R.C. Slocum and Bela & Martha Karolyi as the Class of 2005.

The ceremony was held at the Ferrell Center in Waco. You can visit the Texas Sports Hall of Fame in Waco, just east of I-35. For more information, visit the Texas Sports Hall of Fame website .
 
At 91, Bobby Bragan continues to amaze

By JIM REEVES, Fort Worth Star-Telegram
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There was something a little miraculous, a little magical, a little out of the ordinary on a chilled November evening in Fort Worth on Tuesday. People were talking baseball.

Blame/credit the guy we call Mr. Baseball around here: the amazing Bobby Bragan.

On a night when you couldn’t turn around without bumping into somebody who is somebody in baseball, such as Bobby Valentine, or Eddie Robinson, or Dr. Bobby Brown, in the midst of All-Stars such as Michael Young and Ian Kinsler, on an evening on which Mr. Ranger, Tom Grieve, was deservedly the chief honoree, the man who continues to stand above it all, like a revered orchestra leader, is baseball’s No. 1 goodwill ambassador in Fort Worth, Robert Randall Bragan.

And what sweet music to the ears.

He just turned 91 three weeks ago, and most of us can only dream about having half his energy and drive.

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Grieve honored at BBYF Gala

Former player, GM, and current TV analyst Tom Grieve was honored on Tuesday with the Bobby Bragan Lifetime Achievement Award at the Foundation's annual Gala at the Fort Worth Convention Center.

Also recognized at the Gala were the 2009 graduating seniors who were awarded scholarships in 2005.

A host of former and current Rangers players and front office personnel were on hand for the event. All-Star infielders Michael Young and Ian Kinsler signed autographs at the VIP reception and attendees included Dr. Bobby Brown, Jim Sundberg, Dale Petroskey, Joe Macko and Josh Lewin.

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Bragan receives VOA award

Bobby Bragan (photo by Drew Knarr)Bobby Bragan was honored Thursday, Nov. 13 by the Volunteers of America Texas as he received the 2008 Hero Award at a luncheon at the Colonial Country Club.

Co-chairman for the event were Fort Worth Mayor Mike Moncrief and Hall of Famer Nolan Ryan, both of whom spoke at the event.

Volunteers of America is one of the nation's largest and most comprehensive human service organizations. Serving more than 2 million people each year, we are committed to serving people in need, strenghthening families and building communities. (Photos by Drew Knarr)

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