O'Conner releases statement on Bragan
MiLB president mourns passing of former top exec
01/22/2010 2:11 PM ET
Bragan was a league president for seven years before becoming MiLB chief. (Texas League)
"Bobby Bragan had a long and distinguished career in baseball. He served our game in multiple capacities, including as Minor League Baseball President from 1976-78. Bobby was one of the more colorful characters in baseball and he will be sorely missed.
"Our heartfelt sympathies go out to the Bragan family, especially Peter Sr., Mary Frances and Peter Jr. who own and operate the Jacksonville Suns."
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.-- Minor League Baseball President Pat O'Conner issued the following statement regarding the passing last night of Bobby Bragan, who served as the seventh MiLB
President from 1976-78: