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Scott Bailes Profile

Scott joined the Springfield Cardinals on December 14, 2009 as Manager of Market Development. He attended Parkview High School as well as Missouri State University in Springfield, Missouri.

Scott spent 10 seasons as a Major league pitcher. In June of 1982 he was drafted by the Pittsburgh Pirates. Two seasons later, was traded to the Cleveland Indians, where as a rookie in 1986, he won 10 games and notched 7 saves. Scott would then be traded to the California Angels in 1990. Scott's career would end in 1998 after two seasons with the Texas Rangers. Overall, he went 39-44 with a 4.95 ERA in 343 appearances.

A prominent member of the Springfield community, Scott recently served a 4 year term as an elected Springfield City Councilman. Among owning several businesses over his career, Scott also worked for Conco Companies and then became a partner at Regional Ready Mix for five years. The left-hander has also paired with Ned Reynolds to provide color commentary for the Springfield Cardinals television broadcasts every season on KY-3 and the Ozarks CW. Scott currently serves on the advisory committee for Champion Athletes of the Ozarks and is a board member for SSC (Springfield Soccer Club). Scott previously served as director of Special Olympics from 1994-1995. He is currently a Mercy Foundation Board Member, as well as a member of the Springfield-Greene County Parks Board.

Scott and his wife, JoAnne, have three daughters: Alli, a graduate of the University of Missouri is the Director of Graduate Studies at the University of Nebraska-Omaha while completing her Masters degree, Tara, a former member of the women's soccer team at Missouri State University who is currently working for SpencerFane Law Firm after completing Law School at the University of Missouri, and Mandy, who recently graduated from the University of Missouri and currently works for Opfer Communications in Springfield.

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