Bobby Bragan

Robert Randall Bragan (abt. 1918 - abt. 2010)

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Robert Randall (Bobby) Bragan
Born about in Alabama, USAmap
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Brother of , , [half], [half], [private sister (1920s - unknown)] [half], [half], [private brother (1930s - unknown)] [half] and [half]
[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died about in Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas, USAmap
Profile last modified | Created 30 Apr 2013
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Biography

Robert R Bragan was enumerated as son of the head of household at 1509 19th Street, Birmingham, Jefferson County, Alabama for the April 11, United States Census, 1930. He was noted as born 1919 in Alabama and single as seen in an image of the original census. Also included in the household are head George W Bragan, wife Corinne Bragan, son G Washington Bragan, son Walter L Bragan, son Lionel L Bragan, son David W Bragan, daughter Marion C Bragan and son James A Bragan.[1]

On April 1, 1935, L Robert R Bragan lived at 1508?, Tract 15, Birmingham, 37, Jefferson County, Alabama.[2]

L Robert R Bragan was enumerated as son of the head of household at 1508?, Tract 15, Birmingham, 37, Jefferson County, Alabama for the April 15, United States Census, 1940. He was noted as born 1918 in Alabama and single. He was a baseball player (professional baseball) as seen in this image of the original census. Also included in the household are head George W Bragan, wife Corinne Bragan, son Walter Lee Bragan, son Lionel L Bragan, son Peter D Bragan, daughter Marian Bragan, son Jimmie A Bragan and son Frank R Bragan.[2]

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - Bobby Bragan, the longtime baseball man who managed Braves Hall of Famers Hank Aaron, Eddie Mathews and Warren Spahn, has died. He was 92.

He died Thursday night at his Fort Worth home, his Bobby Bragan Youth Foundation said.

Bragan spent seven seasons as a major league manager: Pittsburgh (1956-57), Cleveland (1958) and the Milwaukee (1963-65) and Atlanta (1966) Braves. He compiled a record of 443-478.

Bragan was dubbed "Mr. Baseball" for his decades of dedication to the game. In 2005, he earned the distinction as the oldest manager of a pro baseball game. At 87, he led his former minor league team, the Fort Worth Cats.[3]

Sources

  1. "United States Census, 1930," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/32BC-3T2 : accessed 29 Sep 2014), Robert R Bragan in household of George W Bragan, Birmingham, Jefferson, Alabama, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 0062, sheet 21B, family 360, NARA microfilm publication T626, roll 27.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "United States Census, 1940," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/V15T-93V : accessed 29 Sep 2014), L Robert R Bragan in household of George W Bragan, Tract 15, Birmingham, Election Precinct 37, Jefferson, Alabama, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 68-181A, sheet 61B, family 218, NARA digital publication of T627, roll 95.
  3. Associated Press 2010.

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