Buzzie Bavasi former Dodgers general manager

California Angels owner Gene Autry, top, Buzzie Bavasi, center, and Angels General Manager Fred Haney celebrate the Angels pending move to Anaheim in this 1965 photograph. After guiding the Dodgers for many years, Bavasi worked for the San Diego Padres before Autry hired him for the Angels in 1977, calling Bavasi his “right-hand man” and handing him the title of executive vice president.
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