Photo: The Shadow League
Nearly 50 Years of Taste-Making, Game-Changing and Keeping Color in MLB
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(Photo Credit: Tony Reagins was GM when "Little Sarge" played for the Angels)
“But as I grew up and started hanging out at the ballpark and going to spring training and going out to dinner... “I saw the way people responded to him and asked for his autograph and I would see him on TV and realized my dad was a celebrity.”
In between, Matthews also found time to work as a Blue Jays studio analyst and returned to coaching from 2002-06 with the Brewers and Cubs.
Del ran the team’s minor league camp and helped evaluate talent. Matthews also previously worked as the director of baseball operations for the Arizona Fall League.
“It almost felt like a piece of me had walked away from the game, “said Gary Jr., “but it takes a lot for an athlete to accept when it’s time to do something else.”
It’s in their DNA