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Professional Baseball Scouts Foundation’s In the Spirit of the Game dinner and auction

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 01 / 26 / 15

Professional Baseball Scouts Foundation founder Dennis Gilbert and wife Cindi with Bud Selig and wife Sue Photo by: PAUL LESTER ■ Organization: Professional Baseball Scout...

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