Gene Budig dead: Gene Budig cause of death – obituary – tributes
- Date of death: September 8, 2020
- Age: 81 year old
- Cause of death: unconfirmed
How did Gene Budig die?
Dr. Gene Budig, the last president of the American League, died Tuesday at age 81.
He died Tuesday September 8, 2020. His death was announced by the commissioner’s office and the Charleston RiverDogs, a minor league team he co-owned. No cause was given. He had been in hospice.
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Gene Budig tributes
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the Baseball Hall of Fame said in a statement;
“We deeply mourn the passing of Gene Budig, a leading baseball executive who, for decades, helped to guide the sport,” “As a member of the Hall of Fame’s Board of Directors during his tenure as American League President, he had a demonstrated passion for our educational mission and provided valuable insights that continue to impact the Hall of Fame to this day. On behalf of the entire Board of Directors and Staff, we extend our sympathies to the Budig family.”
Yankees managing general partner Hal Steinbrenner said, referring to late Yankees owner George M. Steinbrenner said;
“Dr. Budig was a cherished friend of our family and someone my father respected immensely for his character, intellect and profound career accomplishments in higher education,” “Over the last decade, I had the opportunity to work with him in establishing and growing the New Era Pinstripe Bowl, and quickly discovered why my father held him in such high regard. We personally share deeply in his loss and will always be grateful for his efforts in creating a permanent landmark for the Yankees, New York City and student-athletes from around the country.”
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