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Bob Richmond
Northwest and Arizona Leagues


Bob is a graduate of the University of Oregon Law School, receiving his J.D. in 1964. He is a member of the Oregon Bar. Bob represented a number of clubs and leagues when he was active in the practice. He eventually became a full-time baseball guy and formed Baseball Opportunities, Inc., for the purpose of representing buyers and sellers of Minor League franchises.

Bob helped found the Arizona Rookie League in 1988 and has been president of it ever since. He's in his 30th year as president of the Northwest League, having served in that capacity from 1974 until 1981, and again from 1991 until the present time.

In addition, Bob has been a co-owner of the Double-A Midland RockHounds franchise since 1990. He received the Baseball Chapel and Warren Giles awards in 1999.

Bob and his wife, Sandy, have been married 51 years. They have two children and three grandchildren. His son, Rob, has worked with Bob in baseball for 18 years.

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