Legrendary baseball scout Epy Guerrero, 71, died Thursday in the Dominican Republic, the
Guerrero signed outfielder Cesar Cedeno for Houston in the 1970s before becoming a scout for Toronto. He scouted and recommended the signings of Tony Fernandez, Alfredo Griffin, George Bell and Carlos Delgado.
Delgado sent the following tweet:
“Very sad day for baseball, specially in the DR. Epy Guerrero was more than just a great scout, he was also an excellent human being and visionary. He was one of the first ones to implement the current baseball academies system, that has helped produce so many great
Guerrero was inducted into the Dominican Sports Hall of Fame in 2008.