Turn Off Ads?
Results 1 to 3 of 3

Thread: Gene Bennett honored as top Midwest scout

  1. #1
    Member OnBaseMachine's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2004
    Posts
    34,844

    Gene Bennett honored as top Midwest scout

    Bennett honored as top Midwest scout
    Earns award during his 58th year with Reds organization
    By Mark Sheldon / MLB.com

    12/10/09 8:55 PM EST

    INDIANAPOLIS -- There are few in the Reds organization with as much tenure and respect as Gene Bennett.

    And that respect extends throughout the game of baseball. It was underscored during the Winter Meetings, when Bennett was presented with the Midwest Scout of the Year honors as part of the Scout of the Year Awards.

    Bennett is in his 58th year in the Reds organization, the only team he's ever been with since 1952.

    "That's a long time. I've signed a lot of good players," said Bennett, who received his award on Wednesday. "It's about the only award I haven't won yet. You're always excited to get them. It came from all the people in the country that you work with. It's all about what you've done and the players you've signed."

    Reds general manager Walt Jocketty introduced and presented the award to Bennett.

    The winner of the East Coast Scout of the Year was Alex Cosmidis of the White Sox and the West Coast recipient was the Cubs' Gary Hughes. Both Cosmidis and Hughes have previously worked for the Reds.

    http://cincinnati.reds.mlb.com/news/...=.jsp&c_id=cin

  2. Turn Off Ads?
  3. #2
    We Need Our Myths reds1869's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2005
    Location
    Overlooking GABP
    Posts
    4,472

    Re: Gene Bennett honored as top Midwest scout

    Congratulations to Mr. Bennett. a 58 year tenure with a major league organization--heck, with any employer--is quite an accomplishment.

  4. #3
    Member
    Join Date
    Oct 2000
    Location
    princeton, nj
    Posts
    9,482

    Re: Gene Bennett honored as top Midwest scout

    being a top midwest scout is like being a great defensive left fielder.
    2015, baby!


Turn Off Ads?

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  

Board Moderators may, at their discretion and judgment, delete and/or edit any messages that violate any of the following guidelines: 1. Explicit references to alleged illegal or unlawful acts. 2. Graphic sexual descriptions. 3. Racial or ethnic slurs. 4. Use of edgy language (including masked profanity). 5. Direct personal attacks, flames, fights, trolling, baiting, name-calling, general nuisance, excessive player criticism or anything along those lines. 6. Posting spam. 7. Each person may have only one user account. It is fine to be critical here - that's what this board is for. But let's not beat a subject or a player to death, please.

Thank you, and most importantly, enjoy yourselves!


RedsZone.com is a privately owned website and is not affiliated with the Cincinnati Reds or Major League Baseball


Contact us: Boss | GIK | BCubb2003 | dabvu2498 | Gallen5862 | LexRedsFan | Plus Plus | RedlegJake | redsfan1995 | The Operator | Tommyjohn25