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Bragan protege now in Hall of Fame
Dick Williams, who credits Bobby Bragan with being his mentor in the game of baseball, was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown on Sunday, July 27th. Williams and Bragan were featured in Saturday's Dallas Morning News.

Writes Morning News' columnist Kevin Sherrington: "Bragan indoctrinated him into Branch Rickey's famed Dodger system: throw strikes, move the runner and fundamentals, fundamentals, fundamentals.

"Bobby was a good manager, firm but fair," Williams says from New York, where he'll be inducted into Cooperstown on Sunday.

"He was my mentor as a manager, which I'm going to mention in my speech."

 
BBYF Night at LaGrave Field
The Cats celebrated Bobby Bragan Youth Foundation Night at LaGrave Field on Tuesday. A crowd of 5,072 gathered to pay tribute to Bobby, his efforts through the foundation and to the scholarship finalists.

The Bobby Bragan Youth Foundation awards scholarships to deserving eighth-grade students in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex. Many of Bobby's friends and his family were on hand for the event.

The pre-game meal was provided by Mexican Inn. Follow the link to view more pictures.
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Bragan at Southlake Luncheon

By JOY DONOVAN
Fort Worth Star-Telegram

Unless you've heard baseball marvel Bobby Bragan recite Casey at the Bat, you haven't really heard it.

At last week's awards luncheon for the Southlake Chamber of Commerce, Bragan delivered from memory the famed poem, penned by Ernest Lawrence Thayer in 1888, and you could hear a pin drop ... a highlight of the annual awards luncheon, held again this year at the Marriott Solana in Westlake.

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BBYF Scholarship Celebration
Winners and finalists from the BBYF Scholarship program gathered at Texas Wesleyan University's Martin Hall on Sunday, April 27 for the BBYF Scholarship Celebration.

Dr. Michael Hinojosa, DISD Superintendent, was the featured speaker at the event which also included remarks from Bobby Bragan himself and BBYF Board President John Dittrich.

Award winners and finalists were also recognized during the ceremony.
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Weaver receives award

Earl Weaver and Bobby BraganHall of Fame manager Earl Weaver was honored at the 2007 Bobby Bragan Youth Foundation Gala on Nov. 9 at the Renaissance Worthington Hotel.

Weaver was among many honored guests who attended Bobby Bragan's 90th birthday celebration.

 
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