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Buzzie Bavasi

AKA Emil Joseph Bavasi

Born: 12-Dec-1914
Birthplace: New York City
Died: 1-May-2008
Location of death: La Jolla, CA
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Baseball

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: MLB General Manager

Military service: US Army (1943-46, infantry machine gunner, WWII)

Wife: Evit Rice (m. 25-May-1940, until his death, four sons)
Son: Peter Bavasi (b. 1942, former GM for Padres and Blue Jays)
Son: Chris Bavasi (six-term Mayor of Flagstaff, Arizona)
Son: Bob Bavasi (former owner, Everett AquaSox)
Son: William J. Bavasi ("Bill", b. 27-Dec-1957, GM of Seattle Mariners)

    High School: Bronxville High School
    University: DePauw University

    Bronze Star

    California Angels General Manager (1977-84)
    San Diego Padres General Manager (1968-72)
    Los Angeles Dodgers General Manager (1958-68)
    Brooklyn Dodgers General Manager (1950-57)

Author of books:
Off the Record (1987, memoir)

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