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Written by The Staff   
Tuesday, 19 September 2006 07:54

Syd ThriftOur condolences to the Thrift family - Maury Brown

Syd Thrift, a former Director of Minor League Operations for the A's, GM of the Pirates, Assistant General Manager of the Cubs, senior vice president of baseball operations for the Yankees, and a man that finished his career from 1995 to 2002 with the Orioles, died today at 77. In total Thrift was a part of the front office landscape for nearly 50 years.

He is survived by his wife, Dolly, sons Jim and Mark and five grandchildren.

Funeral arrangements were pending.

 
 
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