The Obit Glenn Sample

Coach and MLB official scorer dies

CINCINNATI (AP) — Glenn Sample, who coached baseball at the University of Cincinnati for 21 years and was an official scorer at Cincinnati Reds games for 29 seasons, has died. He was 77.

The Reds said Sample died Friday at a Cincinnati hospital. The cause of death was not released.

Sample played baseball and football at the University of Cincinnati, where he became wrestling coach and assistant athletic director. His baseball teams won the Missouri Valley Conference championship twice and played in four NCAA Tournaments.

Sample was a fixture in the press box at Reds games since 1980.